Article Summary: Patient’s personal injury protection exhausted in his auto insurance, leaving him potentially on the hook for thousands. By Julie Appleby, KHN, Apr 22, 2021. Mark Gottlieb’s life changed in an instant when… Read More
By Blake Farmer, NPR, Oct 22, 2020. When Darius Settles died from COVID-19 on the Fourth of July, his family and the city of Nashville, Tenn., were shocked. Even the mayor noted the passing of… Read More
Article Summary: Surgical Assistant’s presence during a surgery leads to a costly surprise medical bill. By Markian Hawryluk, KHN, Jul 22, 2020 Izzy Benasso was playing a casual game of tennis with her father on… Read More
By Sydney Lupkin, NPR Shots, Mar 16, 2020. It took years for Leslie Miller to find the prescription drug that worked for her. But in December, she got a letter from her insurer that the… Read More
“There’s a reason you can’t understand your hospital bill. Nobody wants you to.” By Ann Brenoff, Huffpost, 05/17/2017 | Updated May 17, 2017. Medical bills are the gift that keeps on giving. Having lost my husband in...
By Morgan Haefner, Becker’s Hospital Report, Feb.12, 2020. Studies have shown 1 in every 6 emergency room visits and inpatient hospital stays for patients with health insurance through their employer led to at least one out-of-network… Read More
As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect. By OLGA KHAZAN, for The Atlantic. AUG 28, 2019. Updated at 9:10 a.m. ET on August 29, 2019. On March 8, 2011,… Read More