Thursday February 25, 2021

The bizarre calculus of emergency room charges

Gary Larson has a $5,000 deductible insurance plan, but has found that his medical bills are cheaper if he claims he’s uninsured and pays cash. Using that strategy, an MRI scan of his shoulder cost him $350. His brother-in-law went to a nearby clinic for an MRI scan of his shoulder, was billed $13,000, and had to come up with $2,500.  More…

Posted by at April 1, 2012
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