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When Lawyers Refuse to Pay a Client's Doctor Bill

(1) People who were injured in an auto accident who lack good health insurance or adequate amounts ... realize you could be on the hook for unpaid bills related to your accident if the lawyer refuses ... read more

More health insurers refusing to pay ER bills

On Aug., 1, 2017, Brittany Cloyd of Frankfort, Kentucky, said she experienced pain “worse than childbirth.” Her mother — who had been to nursing school — drove her to the nearest emergency room. Britt... read more

Texans Who Get Surprise Medical Bills Are Often On Their Own. Groups Ask Lawmakers To Step In.

The Texas Association of Health Plans, which did join the effort, put most of the blame on hospitals. “Three hundred of Texas’ 407 hospitals have no in-network ER doctors ... be a surprise bill. Other ... read more

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Families grieving a pregnancy loss hit especially hard by medical bills: ‘I wasn’t prepared at all’

It never occurred to her to worry about the bills. Health insurance plans are required ... Collier still owes $325 for her ER visit and the genetic testing. It’s in collections. The Laughlins were abl... read more

Loan Options to Help Pay Your Medical Bills

Taking out a personal loan to cover ER visits ... you can save money while you pay off your medical debt. After all, “Nobody wants to pay more for their health care than they have to ... read more

Hit by a city bus — and hit with a $27,660 city hospital bill

Zanders did have health ... insurance, I’ll just pay my copay.” Scott has spent months now trying to appeal her bill — asking her insurer to pay more and for the hospital to charge less. She’s made mu... read more

Texans Can Appeal Surprise Medical Bills, But The Process Can Be Draining

Other times, insurers won't agree to pay ... up to more people, including teachers. Stacey Shapiro, a first-grade teacher in Austin, also received a surprise bill from St. David's South Austin Medical ... read more

Bill from GA governor would expand public spending on health care, but critics say not by enough

But what’s yet to be answered is how much Georgia might spend on getting health insurance to more ... the emergency room or to the Medicaid disability rolls. But hours after Kemp’s bill ... read more

Coalition of insurance, business and consumer groups want patients protected from surprise bills

A diverse coalition of Texas health ... emergency room treatment is 27 percent — nearly double the national average of 14 percent. Patients who think they have been wronged can dispute their bill thro... read more

Speak Your Piece | Why Your Hospital Bill Is Too High – Or Too Low

Suppose each of four people in their 60’s falls, breaks an arm, goes to the hospital emergency room ... has no insurance, brings home about $1,000 per month. She gets a very large bill from the hospit... read more

Baseball-style arbitration to settle medical bills?

Doctors and insurance companies often sort out who owes what only after a patient has been treated, especially in emergencies. When they disagree, patients can end up with unexpected bills they can’t ... read more

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