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Even With Insurance, Out-Of-Pocket Costs For Childbirth Are Climbing
7 hours Ago

Even With Insurance, Out-Of-Pocket Costs For Childbirth Are Climbing

Out-of-pocket costs for childbirth and maternal care increased 49% from 2008 to 2015 for women with employer-provided health insurance according to a new study in the journal Health Affairs. USA Today reported on the study’s findings, which show dramatic increases in out-of-pocket costs for childbirth despite having insurance. “The magnitude of those costs were really […]

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Utah Family Searches For Answers After Receiving Huge Bill For Rabies Shots
8 hours Ago

Utah Family Searches For Answers After Receiving Huge Bill For Rabies Shots

During a family camping trip last summer, Katy and David Monson’s vacation took a turn when they noticed bite marks on their son’s ear. After finding bat droppings in their tent, the couple decided to end the trip early and take their son to the doctor. The doctor confirmed their fears – the bite marks […]

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Hospital Erases Medical Debt After Pro Publica Investigation
8 hours Ago

Hospital Erases Medical Debt After Pro Publica Investigation

After an investigation last year by Pro Publica exposed Methodist Le Bonheur hospital in Memphis, Tennessee for bringing 8,300 lawsuits against low-income patients in the span of five years, the hospital has erased $11.9 million in medical debt and dropped their suits against patients. Only a week after Pro Publica published their initial investigation, Le […]

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