Coronavirus Treatment is Supposed to be Free – But Huge Surprise Hospital Bills Say Otherwise

The president and Congress made Covid-19 treatment free by setting up a fund for uninsured victims. Nevertheless, there are numerous reports of surprise hospital bills, some for tens and even hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The links below discusses specific examples of victims and their surprise hospital bills. There are also examples of hospital charges that have been waived once brought to the attention of the insurance companies.

To sum it up, it really pays to be informed and to ask questions about your medical bills. It is important to know to whom to direct your questions, however. At PAA, we are ready to answer questions about your medical bills and other aspects of your medical care. We provide advocacy services for those in need.

https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-patients-medical-bills-hospitals-doctors-insurance-2020-5

https://gulfnews.com/world/americas/us-patient-receives-840000-bill-for-covid-19-treatment-1.1590912937054

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/inspiring-story-of-seattle-mans-coronavirus-survival-comes-with-a-1-1-million-dollar-hospital-bill/

For more general information about Covid-19 check out our Covid-Page

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Justin Groode, MD | Patient Advocate Alliance LLC

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