Sound Body #1801: Medical Bills Gone Wild, 01/05/18

Jan 1, 2018

Credit Wade Rathke: Chief Organizer Blog

ProPublica publishes a column called "Wasted Medicine." This article titled looks at 3 examples of outrageous medical billing that contributes to the ever-increasing cost of health care in the U.S. In one example a hospital charges $1877 to pierce a 5 year-old's ears during another procedure. Also, seven ways patients can protect themselves from excessive medical bills.