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Health Care: How To Save Money

When You Have A Hospital Bill

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To save money: 

  • Start by looking for errors. Studies have shown that most hospitals make billing errors on a staggeringly high percentage of bills. Even if you only have to pay 10% of a hospital bill, you could save $100 if you are overcharged by $1,000.
  • Then compare prices charged by other local hospitals. Hospitals 101 explains how.
  • Then negotiate the bill. The success rate for negotiated bills is high. 
    • To learn how to negotiate a hospital bill, click here.
    • For companies that will negotiate the bill for you for a percentage of what you save, click here.

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