Medical Cost Alerts

Drug Companies Tricks Putting Lives at Risk

Secretive ‘Rebate Trap’ Keeps Generic Drugs For Diabetes And Other Ills Out Of Reach. By Jay Hancock and Sydney Lupkin, Kaiser Health News.. Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $800 last year after her insurance… Read More

Medical Debt Can Impact Your Credit Score

by Gerri Detweiler, Medical costs are on the rise, and insurance companies are refusing to foot the bills. Millions of people have chronic conditions or medical emergencies that lead to multiple office visits with… Read More

The Chargemaster and the $100 Aspirin

By Abraham Aboraya,  the Orlando Business Journal.  Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee is the 28th most expensive hospital in the U.S., according to new research. The most expensive hospital in Central Florida isn’t just… Read More

Getting Robbed at the Hospital

By Amanda Buchanan – The Motley Fool. High hospital costs seem to be a fact of life that most Americans have reluctantly come to accept. What most people don’t realize, however, is that not all… Read More

That CT scan costs how much?

Consumer Reports magazine.   Health-care prices are all over the map, even within your plan’s network. If gas stations worked like health care, you wouldn’t find out until the pump switched off whether you paid… Read More

The 10 Most Expensive Cities In America For Healthcare

By Natalie Burg – Forbes.    Sometimes answering one question leads to a landslide of new inquiries. That’s exactly what happened in June when Castlight Health released data showing wild variations in how much in-network...

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