After an emergency room visit lead to a $30,000 bill, a patient questioned the charges. The costs included a $17,000 for “surgery,” but there was no cutting when he was treated. After months of fighting, he convinced the physician to accept $3,000 for his treatment. But the patient already had the full fee in hand from the insurance company, and now he’s trying to get the insurance company to take the extra money back. It’s in no rush to collect, though.
Read this Bamboozled column on NJ.com to learn more about this story and how you can deal with questionable medical charges.