Tag Archives: medical bills

The Medical Billing Discount That Isn’t

My friend Betty has a fantastic health insurance policy. The company saved her $15,107.98 on a bill of $17,892.55.       Betty had a fairly minor operation at a local hospital. Sufficiently minor that the insurance company thought it was worth only a measly $2,784.57 – or that was their “allowable charge.” So they…
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Are You Eligible for Bill of The Month Club?

Kaiser Health News is asking people with an outrageous or egregious medical bills to send it to them - it could help solve the problem of how the general public is being screwed by the whole American healthcare system (as explained in Elisebeth Rosenthal's wonderful, information packed book American Sickness - How Healthcare Became Big Business and…
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