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I can’t understand what all these items are on my hospital bill. What’s “R&C Int & C Int 1 days @ $12,356?” Why does 1 Tylenol cost $2?

Consider trying to negotiate some of the unrealistic prices, especially if you are uninsured (many hospitals give an automatic discount if you are, but you often need the chutzpa to ask). Here's a good article that explains a lot of the vagaries of hospital billing. You can also get help with your hospital bill through the Patient Advocate Foundation.

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