There is a fantastic article from the May 21, 2015 issue of The Atlantic magazine by Olga Khazan entitled, “The Agony of Medical Bills.” In this article, Ms. Khazan describes how even when healthcare consumers use in-network facilities or ‘think’ they are going to in-network facilities, they can still be billed exceedingly large amounts by doctors, hospitals and healthcare facilities—like free-standing ERs. For example, even at an in-network hospital, EVERY doctor who works in the ER could be out-of-network. Those out-of-network doctor charges could easily be over $500 for one visit AND they would apply to your separate out-of-network deductible. 1Read Our Blog
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