While still lying in the hospital, the air ambulance company told him the ride would likely cost more than $50,000 and asked him how he planned to pay.
If someone calls and says you need to give them your personal information or money to get the new Medicare card, hang up! It’s a scam.
In some cases, the dollar amount is so high that employees feel they have little choice but to participate.
Under the new rules, these private Medicare insurance plans could require patients to try cheaper drugs first.
Here are five questions and answers to help understand the case, Texas v. U.S.
Hospital that charged a teacher $108,951 for heart attack care slashed the bill to $332.29 — after news stories appeared about its surprise ‘balance’ billing.
When a hospital and an insurer do not agree on a price. The hospital can sometime demands that patients pay the difference, in a practice called balance billing.
A proposed rule would prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their union dues automatically deducted from their paychecks.
The question is whether a California ballot initiative to limit the profit of dialysis clinics will protect lives or end them.
This week, consumer advisor Michelle Andrews answers questions from readers who are concerned about Medicare and insurance for long-term care.