The unexpected and often high bills patients face when they get care from a provider not in their insurance network are a perpetual complaint from consumers.
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How to protect patients from the unexpected and often high charges they face when they get care from a doctor or hospital that isn’t in their insurance network.
Most of the cost of the surgery was covered by her insurance. But more than $93,000 for out-of-network neuromonitoring services was not
As health costs grow, straining company budgets and slowing wage growth, some CEOs are taking a second look at ‘Medicare for All.’
In Washington state, the goal is to keep premiums for the public option at least 10% lower than what commercial carriers charged the previous year.
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their health insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning.
The proposal would increase Medicare payments to mostly rural hospitals in the lowest 25th percentile and decrease the payments to hospitals in the highest 75th.
Nitrous oxide used during labor does not have a standardized charge.
Some in the health care industry argue that “Medicare for All” would cause economic ruin, decimating a sector that represents nearly 20% of our economy.
Sheri Lewis of Seattle, who was enrolled in a health care sharing ministry, found out that the hip transplant she desperately needed was not covered.
Trump said his administration will “always protect patients with preexisting conditions.” But the White House’s policy does exactly the opposite.
Washington State’s “public option” health insurance plan aims to provide affordable coverage for people incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid.
One study found that plastic and maxillofacial surgeons billed their services out-of-network 23% of the time, more than any of the other 50 specialties analyzed.
While a number of states are adopting work requirements, the path has gotten murkier in recent months, both because of court rulings and political calculations.