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Woman Finds A Genius Way To Reduce ER Bills By Itemizing Them And People Are Saying That It Works
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Woman Finds A Genius Way To Reduce ER Bills By Itemizing Them And People Are Saying That It Works

Having a medical emergency is hard enough as it is, and anyone would be scared in that position. However, most Americans have a lot more to worry about during a visit to the ER than many other people from developed countries. According to the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), the cost of ER visits are on the rise. The organization has examined a decade’s worth of insurance claims for hospital emergency room bills, and determined that from 2008 to 2017 the prices have substantially increased. HCCI discovered that the average ER visit now costs $1,389 and has reached a 176% increase over the decade.

Recently, a woman shared an important tip that helped her reduce her ER bill

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While those who have insurance are not always made to pay full price, the uninsured people suffer the most. This prompts people to look for a way to reduce their bills. After TikTok user shaunnaburns3 told people to ask hospitals for itemized bills once they are faced with a hefty charge for a trip to the ER, people decided to put that to the test. Luckily, for some people, this tip actually worked and helped save them hundreds of dollars.

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People who asked for the itemized bill in hopes to get a reduced charge said it actually works

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Some Twitter users offered their own explanations on why it could work

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Others joined the conversation with additional tips

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Here’s what other users had to say

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Woets
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2 years ago

America's healthcare system keeps on surpising me. When I think it can not get any more ridiculous, something like this turns up

Kryogen
Community Member
2 years ago

Indeed, just how can possibly a bill go to 30k$ to 0$ !?

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Jason Doakes
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2 years ago (edited)

Not even third world countries do this to their citizens. I'm sorry for most of you, but you're treated worse than cattle. Healthcare and consumer protection is a sham in the US. Just work until you fall over and consume, and don't you dare become uppity. It's paradise for rich people and hell for everyone else. I already mentioned this on other similar posts, might seem like I hate the US, but I actually love it, that's why it's making me sick how it's descending into this rightwing Dystopia. There's responsible capitalism and then there's vulture capitalism, you're being slaughtered by the vultures.

Isla Reyne
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2 years ago

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C, and don't forget they throw gay people off buildings and stone women for getting raped. That's a little thing they forgot to mention

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Go home, american healthcare system, you're drunk

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Woets
Community Member
2 years ago

America's healthcare system keeps on surpising me. When I think it can not get any more ridiculous, something like this turns up

Kryogen
Community Member
2 years ago

Indeed, just how can possibly a bill go to 30k$ to 0$ !?

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Jason Doakes
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Not even third world countries do this to their citizens. I'm sorry for most of you, but you're treated worse than cattle. Healthcare and consumer protection is a sham in the US. Just work until you fall over and consume, and don't you dare become uppity. It's paradise for rich people and hell for everyone else. I already mentioned this on other similar posts, might seem like I hate the US, but I actually love it, that's why it's making me sick how it's descending into this rightwing Dystopia. There's responsible capitalism and then there's vulture capitalism, you're being slaughtered by the vultures.

Isla Reyne
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2 years ago

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C, and don't forget they throw gay people off buildings and stone women for getting raped. That's a little thing they forgot to mention

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Go home, american healthcare system, you're drunk

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