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*sigh* You know the story already. My wife came to the states, turned her package over to customs and it was lost before the AOS interview which was today. What are the chances right? Well, I'm pretty new to this whole thing, but from what I've been reading on the boards, this happens pretty often and she didn't ask for a copy at customs because she wasn't expecting this to happen and neither was I. Had I been aware of this, I would have instructed her to do so. Anywho, my now wife and son need medical exams. I've been calling doctors on the "approved list" and they all seem to want $410 ($820) for the both of them. I was just wondering if anyone in the California area knows of any doctors that will do this for less. I'm not in a position where I can spend money on things I've already paid for. I am military and my family has Tricare medical insurance, but none of these civil surgeons accept medical insurance of any kind. I don't know for sure, but I don't think any of the doctors on base are on the civil surgeon list. That's something that I'll check on tomorrow.

So if anyone can give me any info on somewhere I could get this done and not get taken for a ride, then let me know. I know this time when we get these exams done, I will be asking for certified copies of these documents from the office I go to. I can't believe how something like this could just happen. These things need some kind of bar code/paper trail so someone could lose their job for such a huge mistake. They are messing with peoples lives. Not only that, but there is also the chance of identity theft. They should also send out vouchers to a nearby civil surgeon to pay for your exam should this happen. This way they could absorb the cost and learn from their mistakes.

I guess that's just wishful thinking since we need them and they don't need us.

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Sorry to hear that.. that is also one of my fears. At this point the best you can do is shop around for the cheapest civil surgeon and get it done ASAP.. It is unfortunate but it does happen as I have been reading. Hope you can find a better deal than that, it does seem a tad steep. Some people said they were able to complete the medical for about 300 usd


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hello i m from houston. but in my case ill go to the nearest surgeon here in my place for check up and they allow me tocomplete my vaccinations and all other things in community center which is the best way to go because this is the chepaest one.

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Have you checked this post? Civil Surgeons Who Don't Rip You Off

*sigh* You know the story already. My wife came to the states, turned her package over to customs and it was lost before the AOS interview which was today. What are the chances right? Well, I'm pretty new to this whole thing, but from what I've been reading on the boards, this happens pretty often and she didn't ask for a copy at customs because she wasn't expecting this to happen and neither was I. Had I been aware of this, I would have instructed her to do so. Anywho, my now wife and son need medical exams. I've been calling doctors on the "approved list" and they all seem to want $410 ($820) for the both of them. I was just wondering if anyone in the California area knows of any doctors that will do this for less. I'm not in a position where I can spend money on things I've already paid for. I am military and my family has Tricare medical insurance, but none of these civil surgeons accept medical insurance of any kind. I don't know for sure, but I don't think any of the doctors on base are on the civil surgeon list. That's something that I'll check on tomorrow.

So if anyone can give me any info on somewhere I could get this done and not get taken for a ride, then let me know. I know this time when we get these exams done, I will be asking for certified copies of these documents from the office I go to. I can't believe how something like this could just happen. These things need some kind of bar code/paper trail so someone could lose their job for such a huge mistake. They are messing with peoples lives. Not only that, but there is also the chance of identity theft. They should also send out vouchers to a nearby civil surgeon to pay for your exam should this happen. This way they could absorb the cost and learn from their mistakes.

I guess that's just wishful thinking since we need them and they don't need us.


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Bet you won't find very many Caucasians in the entire list!. . .we are in the mid-west and same issue here what we thought was available for under $300 as suggested in the USCIS site they are charging upwards from $450 to $850. within an hour of our address. . . and we located one who said that he was willing to do it for about $150, so of course we drove 4 hours to see him and ended paying $210. . . .Not a one could speak English fluently!

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Bet you won't find very many Caucasians in the entire list!. . .we are in the mid-west and same issue here what we thought was available for under $300 as suggested in the USCIS site they are charging upwards from $450 to $850. within an hour of our address. . . and we located one who said that he was willing to do it for about $150, so of course we drove 4 hours to see him and ended paying $210. . . .Not a one could speak English fluently!

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