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Not legal.  That is why you need this California address.  At some point this doctor will be charged with bilking Medicare.  Assume you as a patient were to use medicare here under this plan.  Would you then be willing to testify under oath that you "lived" in California and just happened to be visiting the Philippines when you required medical treatment?

https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11037-medicare-coverage-outside-united-stat.pdf

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When does Medicare cover health care services in a
foreign hospital?
There are 3 situations when Medicare may pay for certain types of health care
services you get in a foreign hospital (a hospital outside the U.S.):
1. You’re in the U.S. when you have a medical emergency, and the foreign
hospital is closer than the nearest U.S. hospital that can treat your illness or
injury.
2. You’re traveling through Canada without unreasonable delay by the most
direct route between Alaska and another state when a medical emergency
occurs, and the Canadian hospital is closer than the nearest U.S. hospital
that can treat your illness or injury. Medicare determines what qualifies as
“without unreasonable delay” on a case-by-case basis.
3. You live in the U.S. and the foreign hospital is closer to your home than the
nearest U.S. hospital that can treat your medical condition, regardless of
whether it’s an emergency.
Remember, in these situations, Medicare will pay only for the
Medicare-covered services you get in a foreign hospital.

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32 minutes ago, Mike J said:

Not legal.

You may be right.  I'm going to keep asking questions.

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I have seen this topic, not sure if on this forum or somewhere else, of if it was the same company or not, but the legality was called into question then also. Treading way to close to Fraud in my opinion. If it were 100% approved then many companies would be offering their version.

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