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, ...

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 ...

Free-standing Emergency Room, surprise medical bills

Free StThere’s a new kind of health care facility popping up around the country. They’re called free-standing emergency rooms and are meant for people who need medical attention ...

Surprise Medical Bills: Why They Occur And What To Do

Imagine going on Amazon, buying an Electronic Spin the Bottle Game for its listed price of $32.92, receiving the product (sparing the arduous effort required to spin the bottle) and ...

How You Could Get Hit With a Surprise Medical Bill

One in three American adults has faced them Almost exactly a year ago, John Elfrank-Dana, a 58-year-old father of three, slipped on the steps of a New York subway, slammed his skull ...

Surprise medical bills: Consumers ‘need help’ from lawmakers now

Joyce Trapp said it was frightening enough that her husband, a law enforcement officer decorated for valor, suffered a brain injury in a motorcycle accident. Then came the unexpected ...

Why Emergency Rooms Are A Hotbed For Surprise Medical Bills

When you head into the emergency room, you might assume that the doctors you see are hospital employees who accept the same insurance plans as their employer. But nearly two-thirds ...

Miami lawmaker pushes bill to ban unexpected medical charges for emergency services

Like most patients, Robert Delfino did what his doctor told him: Go to the hospital for an outpatient cardiac procedure to determine the cause of his heart condition. Delfino, 54, ...

How to address surprise medical bills

You have health insurance and think a service you receive will paid partly by your plan coverage. If your insurer paid less than you expected for the medical bill, you are surprised ...

Consumer Reports reveals how to avoid surprise medical bills

Studies show medical bills are the biggest cause of bankruptcies in the United States and health insurance doesn’t always have you covered. Insurance companies and hospitals ...
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