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mmarko
10/11/2016 07:51 EST

Can anyone tell me what level of cataract treatment would be available to me as a new Olim and under the regular insurance, not private? Would the best intraocular lenses be available to me? What would the limits be and would I have to suppliment with private insurance to get the best?

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:36 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:37 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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sensualspirit
10/12/2016 17:38 EST

Hi,

First of all, there are about 5 different Kupot (like HMOs) & they all have around 3 different plans, so no one can answer that question except for the Kuppa themselves & of course depending on what plan you choose, the price will be different.

Do you know the names of the Kuppot?

I switched from Leumit who was terrible both with their call center & the one doctor who I saw once & who said (and I quote), "vitamins are BAD for you.") to Maccabi who is still not great, but better than Leumit.

They all make mistakes, but the same is true of almost every company in the US now. They put people on the phones who aren't smart, don't know their job & give out the wrong information.

Another factor depends on where you live, as each Kuppa has a different presence in each city.

I hope that helps.

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mmarko
10/12/2016 18:41 EST

Thank you. I truly appreciate your time and it is good information, stuff I didn't know.

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anglolist
10/13/2016 01:57 EST

There are 4 different health funds in Israel that you can belong to if you are a new immigrant (oleh). Maccabi, Clalit, Leumit and Meuhedet. Maccabi and Clalit are the leading funds and are the most popular amongst the English speaking community. No matter which health fund you belong to, all residents are entitled to the same basic package of services and treatments as outlined by law. Once you have the basic coverage you can opt for supplemental insurance, you pay extra for this but these packages give you extra benefits. These packages are not standard, each has its own and each have their own conditions. Both the Clalit and Maccabi websites have lots of English information, and you might be able to find the answer to your questions online. When you visit your local Israel certified opthalmologist he/she will tell you exactly what you are entitled to. If you would like more info on the ins-and-outs of the Israeli healthcare system, check out these practical information articles written by experienced and seasoned immigrants http://www.anglo-list.com/general-3/medical-a-healthcare. Hope this helps.

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