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Hey all, I know it is $100.00US for the appointment per the USCIS guidelines, but can anyone who has used this Dr. for they're Medical tell me how much they charge for all the lab fees etc?

So the amount in total

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NOA2 Approved - 08/03/2006

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NVC Entered Case into System - 08/21/2006

Consulate in Rio de Janeiro confirms receipt - 08/29/2006 (may have arrived sooner, only got around to calling today).

Fiance sent Packet 3 to Embassy (Before she actually received it) - 09/01/2006

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Hey all, I know it is $100.00US for the appointment per the USCIS guidelines, but can anyone who has used this Dr. for they're Medical tell me how much they charge for all the lab fees etc?

So the amount in total

I posted my medical expenses on this thread Medical in Curitiba, but in Rio there's more than 1 doctor option, so I'm sure it can be cheaper, plus if your fiancée has health care the labs, x-ray, blood test she can have for free.

Mine was as expensive as possible, oh add more R$ 80.00 I spent on another shot she asked to take a month later and R$ 10.00 for the picture they ask for the doctor's appointment :P

So, as I was saying was as expensive as possible because here in South Brazil the Consulate only have one doctor for you to choose, and you know monopoly, she could charge no more than 100 and she charged exactly 100 US$, plus I had no health care so I had to pay everything else.

But I've heard in Rio things are easier and cheaper. Soon enough someone will post here their experience financially with Dr. Joaquim.

Good luck! :thumbs:




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Dr. Joaquim was R$200 for the appointment, R$120 for the blood test and R$40 for the X-ray.

And he asks for your ginecologist a letter saying you're healthy with a recent pap smear test(for women).

I didn't ask how much it was for the other doctors in Rio 'cus going downtown was a better option for me.

He gets everything done in the same day and you leave with your sealed envelope.

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Hey all, I know it is $100.00US for the appointment per the USCIS guidelines, but can anyone who has used this Dr. for they're Medical tell me how much they charge for all the lab fees etc?

So the amount in total

I posted my medical expenses on this thread Medical in Curitiba, but in Rio there's more than 1 doctor option, so I'm sure it can be cheaper, plus if your fiancée has health care the labs, x-ray, blood test she can have for free.

Mine was as expensive as possible, oh add more R$ 80.00 I spent on another shot she asked to take a month later and R$ 10.00 for the picture they ask for the doctor's appointment :P

So, as I was saying was as expensive as possible because here in South Brazil the Consulate only have one doctor for you to choose, and you know monopoly, she could charge no more than 100 and she charged exactly 100 US$, plus I had no health care so I had to pay everything else.

But I've heard in Rio things are easier and cheaper. Soon enough someone will post here their experience financially with Dr. Joaquim.

Good luck! :thumbs:

Thanks! I appreciate the information :thumbs: My fiance doesn't have Medical Insurance, so no question I'll have to pay. I thought I saw somewhere it was about R$430.00 for everything, but I don't remember where I saw that.


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Touched - 6/02/2006

Touched - 6/03/2006

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IMBRA RFE Delivered - 07/01/2006 (USPS Next Day)

Touched - 07/03/2006 (Email saying they sent RFE)

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Touched - 07/13/2006

Touched - 08/03/2006

NOA2 Approved - 08/03/2006

Touched - 08/06/2006

NVC Entered Case into System - 08/21/2006

Consulate in Rio de Janeiro confirms receipt - 08/29/2006 (may have arrived sooner, only got around to calling today).

Fiance sent Packet 3 to Embassy (Before she actually received it) - 09/01/2006

Fiance receives actual Packet 3 - 09/06/2006

Fiance receives Packet 4 - 09/22/2006

Medical Scheduled - 11/06/2006

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Hi girls,

There are 3 doctors in Rio that are entitled to do our Medical (their names and addresses are on the consulate page). I called 2 of them to get info before going to the appointment. I don't know how much is Dr. Alexandru Baudescu's consultation. This is what I found out:

1. Dr. Aurelio Garrido. Consultation R$ 220. You can bring your own blood tests, X-ray, etc...

2. Dr. Joaquim Duarte. Consultation R$ 200. Blood test R$150. The rest you can bring your own.

I don't have health insurance here in Brazil, only the US. I called a few labs in Rio, and because of my insurance I get a small discount on the HIV/VDRL, paying R$77 on both. It's worth a check. At Lamina the exams are ready in two days.

I hope this helps!

Alix

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Realmente, me enganei no valor do exame médico, foi R$150 mesmo. No total gastei R$480 com o médico, incluindo meu exame preventivo que fiz para levar para o Dr. Joaquim.


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Realmente, me enganei no valor do exame médico, foi R$150 mesmo. No total gastei R$480 com o médico, incluindo meu exame preventivo que fiz para levar para o Dr. Joaquim.

O preventivo pode ser feito pela minha ginecologista mesmo?


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Realmente, me enganei no valor do exame médico, foi R$150 mesmo. No total gastei R$480 com o médico, incluindo meu exame preventivo que fiz para levar para o Dr. Joaquim.

O preventivo pode ser feito pela minha ginecologista mesmo?

Pode, eu fiz o meu, pois a médica de Curitiba (do Consulado) não faz o preventivo, ela pede para trazer. Então gastei R$ 80.00 (meu ginecologista foi o obstetra da minha mãe, então pago consulta social, senão pagaria mais) + o exame laboratorial preventivo R$ 40.00, então R$ 120.00 pelo ginecológico. No caso do Dr. Joaquim provavelmente vai ficar mais barato o preventivo, já que ele não cobrar uma consulta separada por isso. Se você tem plano de saúde faça com o seu ginecologista e leve para o médico do Consulado no dia. Eu sei que o preventivo tem validade de 6 meses.

Boa sorte :thumbs:




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*01/05/07: AOS/EAD/AP sent
*02/19/08: AOS approved
*02/27/08: Permanent Resident Card received

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O Dr. Joaquim requisitou que o preventivo fosse feito pela minha ginecologista.


(Puerto Rico) Luis & Laura (Brazil) K1 JOURNEY
04/11/2006 - Filed I-129F.
09/29/2006 - Visa in hand!

10/15/2006 - POE San Juan
11/15/2006 - MARRIAGE

AOS JOURNEY
01/05/2007 - AOS sent to Chicago.
03/26/2007 - Green Card in hand!

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS JOURNEY
01/26/2009 - Filed I-751.
06/22/2009 - Green Card in hand!

NATURALIZATION JOURNEY
06/26/2014 - N-400 sent to Nebraska
07/02/2014 - NOA
07/24/2014 - Biometrics
10/24/2014 - Interview (approved)

01/16/2015 - Oath Ceremony


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Dr. Joaquim was R$200 for the appointment, R$120 for the blood test and R$40 for the X-ray.

And he asks for your ginecologist a letter saying you're healthy with a recent pap smear test(for women).

I didn't ask how much it was for the other doctors in Rio 'cus going downtown was a better option for me.

He gets everything done in the same day and you leave with your sealed envelope.

Thanks! So I guess my fiance was probably right, they may have quoted her $430.00 cause I believe they were gonna do the gynecologist stuff there (I'll have to ask my fiance to be certain though).


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NOA1 Date Received - 5/09/2006

Petition Transfered from NSC to CSC - 6/01/2006

Touched - 6/02/2006

Touched - 6/03/2006

IMBRA RFE Received - 06/30/2006 (Dated 06/23/2006)

IMBRA RFE Delivered - 07/01/2006 (USPS Next Day)

Touched - 07/03/2006 (Email saying they sent RFE)

Touched - 07/04/2006

Touched - 07/05/2006

Touched - 07/10/2006 (Recieved RFE Response)

Touched - 07/11/2006

Touched - 07/12/2006

Touched - 07/13/2006

Touched - 08/03/2006

NOA2 Approved - 08/03/2006

Touched - 08/06/2006

NVC Entered Case into System - 08/21/2006

Consulate in Rio de Janeiro confirms receipt - 08/29/2006 (may have arrived sooner, only got around to calling today).

Fiance sent Packet 3 to Embassy (Before she actually received it) - 09/01/2006

Fiance receives actual Packet 3 - 09/06/2006

Fiance receives Packet 4 - 09/22/2006

Medical Scheduled - 11/06/2006

Interview Scheduled - 11/07/2006

Fiance should be on her way to me! 11/10/2006

Visa Approved!

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Hi all,

What happens on the medical consultation? Just curious!


N-400 (based on 3-year marriage rule)
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06/09/2014 Priority Date

06/11/2014 Notice Date

06/12//2014 Check Cashed
06/12/2014 Received email/text receipt confirmation from Phoenix Lockbox

06/17/2014 Biometrics Letter mailed
06/20/2014 Biometrics Letter Received

06/24/2014 Biometrics Walk-in

06/26/2014 In line for Interview

07/03/2014 Original Biometrics Appointment

07/29/2014 Yellow Letter Received

09/05/2014 Interview letter Received

10/07/2014 Interview

10/17/2014 Received email/text that oath has been scheduled

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I went with my fiancee in Rio. Only took about 30-40 minutes. He reviewed her medical tests and stamped some forms. He did a basic exam. She said blood pressure, listening to her chest, back etc. She was a little surprized that he examined her breasts. We were wondering if that was necessary of the the medical paperwork. After the exam he filled in some more papers and sealed them in an envelope for her to take to the consulate. You might get a better explanation from someone else, I was just there for moral support and to pay the tab.

Hi all,

What happens on the medical consultation? Just curious!


Feb. 2005 - Met in Brazil the first time

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Aug. 2005 - Visited Brazil

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Feb. 2006 - Visited my fiance in Brazil

02/24/06 - Packet received at NVC

03/20/06 - Fiance received packet 3 from consulate

04/26/06 - Fiance received appointment letter

05/09/06 - I flew to Rio

5/10/06 - Met fiance at airport

5/11/06 - Medical exam in Rio

05/12/06 - Interview in Rio - APPROVED!!!!

05/17/06 - Received visa in Rio

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I went with my fiancee in Rio. Only took about 30-40 minutes. He reviewed her medical tests and stamped some forms. He did a basic exam. She said blood pressure, listening to her chest, back etc. She was a little surprized that he examined her breasts. We were wondering if that was necessary of the the medical paperwork. After the exam he filled in some more papers and sealed them in an envelope for her to take to the consulate. You might get a better explanation from someone else, I was just there for moral support and to pay the tab.

Hi all,

What happens on the medical consultation? Just curious!

I also got my breasts examined. What surprised me was that she also examined down there, like a gynecologist would've, after having asked me to go to the gynecologist and take the preventive test and doing the blood hiv/syphilis test.

But mostly she asked everything about my past, any diseases i've had/have, allergies, use of drugs, if i've ever tried suicide, if i'm depressed, if i've been depressed in the past, if i've been in mental institutions, if i've used legal substances like for depression or any mental disease, anxiety, etc, if my family has history of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, mental disorders, she asked me everything possible and then she kept making notes, asked me to take a bunch of vaccines cuz I couldn't prove the ones I've had in the past, asked me to do the chest x-ray, take the blood test and now I have the sealed envelope with the results of her medical examination I'll take with me to the Interview next monday.

Very simple :P




* K1 Timeline *
* 04/07/06: I-129F Sent to NSC
* 10/02/06: Interview date - APPROVED!
* 10/10/06: POE Houston
* 11/25/06: Wedding day!!!

* AOS/EAD/AP Timeline *
*01/05/07: AOS/EAD/AP sent
*02/19/08: AOS approved
*02/27/08: Permanent Resident Card received

* LOC Timeline *
*12/31/09: Applied Lifting of Condition
*01/04/10: NOA
*02/12/10: Biometrics
*03/03/10: LOC approved
*03/11/10: 10 years green card received

* Naturalization Timeline *
*12/17/10: package sent
*12/29/10: NOA date
*01/19/11: biometrics
*04/12/11: interview
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*05/13/11: Oath Ceremony - Officially done with Immigration.

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Mine was pretty basic and I didn't even got looked at down there like everyone else claims they have to. :P


(Puerto Rico) Luis & Laura (Brazil) K1 JOURNEY
04/11/2006 - Filed I-129F.
09/29/2006 - Visa in hand!

10/15/2006 - POE San Juan
11/15/2006 - MARRIAGE

AOS JOURNEY
01/05/2007 - AOS sent to Chicago.
03/26/2007 - Green Card in hand!

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS JOURNEY
01/26/2009 - Filed I-751.
06/22/2009 - Green Card in hand!

NATURALIZATION JOURNEY
06/26/2014 - N-400 sent to Nebraska
07/02/2014 - NOA
07/24/2014 - Biometrics
10/24/2014 - Interview (approved)

01/16/2015 - Oath Ceremony


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Mine was pretty basic and I didn't even got looked at down there like everyone else claims they have to. :P

It's a damn pity I won't be able to attend the Medical with my fiance... I was looking forward to them fondling my Breasts....

Or is that only for the Beneficiary? :lol:


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NOA1 Date Received - 5/09/2006

Petition Transfered from NSC to CSC - 6/01/2006

Touched - 6/02/2006

Touched - 6/03/2006

IMBRA RFE Received - 06/30/2006 (Dated 06/23/2006)

IMBRA RFE Delivered - 07/01/2006 (USPS Next Day)

Touched - 07/03/2006 (Email saying they sent RFE)

Touched - 07/04/2006

Touched - 07/05/2006

Touched - 07/10/2006 (Recieved RFE Response)

Touched - 07/11/2006

Touched - 07/12/2006

Touched - 07/13/2006

Touched - 08/03/2006

NOA2 Approved - 08/03/2006

Touched - 08/06/2006

NVC Entered Case into System - 08/21/2006

Consulate in Rio de Janeiro confirms receipt - 08/29/2006 (may have arrived sooner, only got around to calling today).

Fiance sent Packet 3 to Embassy (Before she actually received it) - 09/01/2006

Fiance receives actual Packet 3 - 09/06/2006

Fiance receives Packet 4 - 09/22/2006

Medical Scheduled - 11/06/2006

Interview Scheduled - 11/07/2006

Fiance should be on her way to me! 11/10/2006

Visa Approved!

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