I’ve long wondered how US healthcare pays its bills? Sure they charge enormous amounts for everything, and Americans through workplace provided insurance pay the highest prices for their insurance. But, at least most places I’ve lived, and here in Colorado … Continue reading Will COVID-19 Push US Healthcare over the edge?
After spending another hour yesterday making calls to try to come to a conclusion over the 2x appointments and treatment I had for my leg wound back in August and early September. I’ve been applying the lessons learned, experience I’ve had resolving my billing for my heart attack, which i close to, but not yet finally resolved. Here are some tweets I sent after getting off the phone yesterday. Still battling the medical billing systems. Hint, don’t get diverted to applying for financial assistance when you have no insurance, until you’ve negotiated everything down to minimum for self pay, and … Continue reading Medical Billing update
So much about this rings true, especially this segment. In essence I said I had no insurance and would pay cash. Most, but not all of my bill was instantly discounted by 60%. I’m at about $38,500 now including follow-up, by minus drugs. I still have to work out how to pay that. Continue reading The Real Reason Hospitals Are So Expensive