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Cost Of Emergency Room Visits Doubles Over 8 Years
9 hours Ago

Cost Of Emergency Room Visits Doubles Over 8 Years

A new study has found that while the number of emergency room visits has stayed consistent, the cost of these visits has nearly doubled, The Houston Chronicle reports. In 2016, the average amount spent nationally by insurers and patients for emergency room visits was $247 per insured person. In 2009 it was $125, the Health […]

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New Missouri Law Aims To Protect Consumers
6 days Ago

New Missouri Law Aims To Protect Consumers

A new Missouri law aims to protect consumers from Anthem’s emergency room policy, News-Leader reports. The controversial policy, which CQC has previously reported on, states that consumers’ claims for emergency room visits can be retroactively denied if Anthem does not consider the visit an emergency. Since implementing the policy in six states, Anthem has denied […]

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Man Diagnosed With ALS Fights Insurer To Get Bed He Needs
6 days Ago

Man Diagnosed With ALS Fights Insurer To Get Bed He Needs

A little more than a year after Nick Williams was diagnosed with ALS, he had to leave his job of 14 years as a high school wrestling coach. Williams coached his last season from the confines of a wheelchair, which he found himself needing just 3 months after his diagnosis. Since then, many every day […]

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