As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect. https://apple.news/Ay1UfjnD_SNSWKZI7u9V9DA
The idea is to give patients practical information that they can use. Go Trump!! https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/trump-order-aims-disclose-real-costs-health-care-n1021156 I keep asking Fairmount BHS on LinkedIn for their chargemaster list. They ignore me. What would be the next step? Hiring a lawyer on lawyers.com or writing a senator or both.
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals Total Number of All U.S. Hospitals 6,210 Number of U.S. Community 1 Hospitals 5,262 Number of Nongovernment Not-for-Profit Community Hospitals 2,968 Number of Investor-Owned (For-Profit) Community Hospitals 1,322 Number of State and Local Government Community Hospitals 972 Number of Federal Government Hospitals 208 Number of Nonfederal Psychiatric Hospitals 620 Other 2 Hospitals 120
Can you believe it? The Affordable Care Act is 9 years old today. I started this blog this morning and I didn’t even realize that until I got an email letting me know.