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Appendicitis Is Painful — Add A $41,212 Surgery Bill To The Misery

As reported by the Kaiser Family Foundation Joshua Bates knew something was seriously wrong. He had a high fever, could barely move and felt a…

Loopholes Limit New California Law To Guard Against Lofty Air Ambulance Bills

This is a great example of a consumer in a healthcare prison. Kathleen Hoechlin lost control as she crested a small jump on her final…

For Her Head Cold, Insurer Coughed Up $25,865

WOW….consumers that are trapped in a healthcare prison. Alexa Kasdan had a cold and a sore throat. The 40-year-old public policy consultant from Brooklyn, N.Y.,…

When The Cost For Care Is Too High Even For Those Who Have Coverage, Patients End Up Gambling With Their Health

These are striking examples of consumer trapped in the healthcare prison. Getting coverage can be just the first hurdle when it comes to navigating the…

Hospital Group Mum As Members Pursue Patients With Lawsuits And Debt Collectors Kaiser Healthcare News 12.28.19

WOW….This is a great example of a HEALTHCARE PRISON…… American Hospital Association, the biggest hospital trade group, says it promotes “best practices” among medical systems…

Are You a Healthcare Prisoner in the Big Pharma Prison? “Follow the Money” and Find Out.

As we further explore the healthcare consumer in a healthcare prison, Big Pharma is an area we need to review and explore because companies are…

Escaping the Healthcare Prison; Are You a Healthcare Prisoner?

If one would judge by the rhetoric and lip-service coming from the healthcare industry, all is fine and getting better. The reality, however, is the…

Hospitals made $21B on Wall Street in 2016, but are patients seeing those profits?

By Martha C. White, NBC Business News; February 7, 2018 The booming stock market has been good for ordinary Americans with retirement accounts, and it also…

Healthcare Insurance Premiums Reach All Time High

$20,000 is the new annual premium for employer sponsored health plans. This is a 5% increase compare to last year and 54% over the last…

US hospitals are now required by law to post prices online. Good luck finding them

Published by Quartz Obsession January 15, 2019 Thanks to new US law, we now know the standard price for a cotton ball at the New York Presbyterian…

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