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Consumers Lose When Hospitals And Insurers Agree To Secret Contracts
4 days Ago

Consumers Lose When Hospitals And Insurers Agree To Secret Contracts

A story in the Wall Street Journal reveals large hospitals and hospital systems have been using secret contracts with insurance companies to restrict cost saving opportunities for consumers. Hospitals do anything from demanding insurers include their facilities in insurance plans to masking their prices from consumers. As the Wall Street Journal reports: Dominant hospital systems […]

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Virginia Family Hit With Huge Surprise Medical Bill After Out-Of-Network Treatment at In-Network ED
4 days Ago

Virginia Family Hit With Huge Surprise Medical Bill After Out-Of-Network Treatment at In-Network ED

A Virginia family received a huge hospital bill after their teenage son was rushed to the hospital after a baseball pitch hit him in the face. As NBC Washington reports: A family unknowingly let an out-of-network doctor treat their teenage son and wound up with a bill for tens of thousands of dollars. Zack Hamilton, […]

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Many Consumers Receive Surprise Medical Bills, Most Blame Insurers
6 days Ago

Many Consumers Receive Surprise Medical Bills, Most Blame Insurers

Consumers across the country continue to face the harsh reality of expensive medical bills. Reicedo Concepcion does not remember many details about the day he was struck by a car. The incident landed him the in hospital with stitches and five broken ribs, KSAT reports. “Now I can’t take air,” he said, explaining how it’s […]

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