Getting the Word Out: New Provider and Insurer Disclosures Promise to Curb Surprise Medical Bills for Older Adults
For too long, insured consumers remained in the dark about how much a scheduled health procedure would actually cost them.
COVID-19: Many Older Blacks and Hispanics with Medicare More Likely to Face Out-of-Pocket Hospital Bill
Emerging evidence shows that COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on older Blacks and Hispanics.
Medicare's public release of hospital charge data is a bold first step in health care price transparency
A Bronx hospital is launching a program that lets artistic patients knock $40 off their medical bills for every hour they spend providing some other "creative activity or service" at the hospital. The Lincoln Art Exchange, at the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, is essentially a bartering program where actors, musicians, dancers, writers and visual artists can trade their talents for medical care.
It was a simple question: How much do hospitals charge to remove an appendix?
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