Experts Advise To Negotiate Health Care Costs

Medical costs have continued to skyrocket according to recent hospital data. Data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows extreme variation in prices. The information found potentially proves that many medical procedures can be conducted for a lower fee depending on location and Medicare discounts. Medicare, on average, pays only 27% of total hospital bills. Experts say many individuals visiting health care facilities are unaware of what their procedure actually costs until the bill arrives and should be sure of the costs upfront. Patients should be aware what Medicare will cover in order to negotiate prices and ultimately save money. More here

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