The medical bill score: How the public judges health care

We track a lot of numbers in health care: how much we spend on health as a share of our economy; the number of uninsured; and the share of the federal budget allocated to health programs. ...

How to fight medical overpricing in Florida’s hospitals

People are often asked to pay hundreds of dollars out of pocket for hospital bills. But Fox 4 found out some of those bills may be inflated in an effort to get you to pay up. When Julian ...

Tips for Managing High Medical Bills

Everything is going great. You have a good job, you just got back from a fabulous vacation, your kids are behaving like perfect angels, and all is right with the world. Things just ...

Don’t make these mistakes with medical bills

Many consumers take their medical bills at face value — and pay the price. You can limit the hurt by shopping around beforehand, double-checking bills and negotiating your out-of-pocket ...

Preparing employees for surprise medical bills

When employees get sick or injured, the last thing they need is a jolt to the heart when medical bills start rolling in. Yet surprise bills are becoming more common. As an employer, ...

Mother Tweets Son’s Medical Bills, Post Goes Viral Amid Growing Healthcare Debate

Amid the raging debate on the Senate healthcare bill, a mother’s tweets showing pictures of her son’s hospital bills have gone viral, adding fuel to the rising voices against Trumpcare. ...

How to beat a surprise medical bill – Consumer Reports

There are two ways to combat surprise medical bills, whether they come from an air ambulance, a ground ambulance or a health care professional: Prevent them in the first place or fight ...

Startup Cures Medical Bills Of Errors So You Don’t Overpay

Even when you have insurance, a surprise medical bill can really hurt. Now a San Francisco-based startup is trying to ease the pain, by scanning bills for mistakes — and they are finding ...

Does this medical bill look fat to you?

On March 16 I cut open my forehead and needed 16 stitches. When it was all said and done I had been charged $6,070.45. I’m not going to name the walk-in clinic that provided my services. ...

This man will help you get out of expensive medical bills

As the father of four sports-playing children, David Silverstein has long grappled with the high cost of hospital care. “There’s always a bill for something,” he said, laughing. But ...
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