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June 19th, 2011, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Quantum_Leap View Post
Yeah, but they never tell you ahead of time what the bill is going to be. Honestly, they could write whatever the hell they wanted on there, and there's nothing you could do about it. It's not really a free market when only one party is in control of the price and the other party has no say about it whatsoever. Honestly, it doesn't matter whether someone is insured or uninsured, the prices should not be that high for ANYONE. (And somehow, the rest of the world manages to keep them much lower, so go figure).
you can ask to have some one from patient finance coem in and explain to you what the charge is for the proposed care, before you concent.

and always remember you can refuse any 'care' proposed if you think it is not nessicary. (I refused alot of the first appt screening because I knew they could obtain the info from my transfer chart when it came)
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