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OH Family Receives $900 Surprise Bill
4 days Ago

OH Family Receives $900 Surprise Bill

Jodi Creasap Gee and her family were getting settled after their move to the Cleveland area when her daughter came into the kitchen screaming with a cut on her foot, WOSU reports. “There was just a trail of blood behind her. Her foot’s all bloody and I’m going, ‘oh no.’ I don’t even know where […]

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Painful Shoulder Leads To $256 Surprise Bill For PA Woman
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Painful Shoulder Leads To $256 Surprise Bill For PA Woman

When 80-year-old “bowling queen” Kathleen DeRosa went to her doctor’s office, she was in the middle of her season with the Guys & Dolls League and her throwing shoulder was hurting her. She had seen her physician previously for a bowling injury and received a cortisone shot that cost a $10-copay, The Philadelphia Inquirer writes. […]

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Rural Consumers in Kansas and Across US Face Less Access To Care After Hospital Closures
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Rural Consumers in Kansas and Across US Face Less Access To Care After Hospital Closures

As rural hospitals across the country close, patients have had to find an alternative plan for their treatments, Kaiser Health News reports. Karen Endicott-Coyan, a 65 year-old woman with multiple myeloma, has to drive an hour from her home in Kansas to seek treatment. In 2018, Mercy Hospital Fort Scott faced possible closure and the […]

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