Mercedes shares how she worries about going to the hospital and not being sure who is going to be treating her and if it will be covered.
Andrew is helping bring light to surprise medical billing by sharing his story. Like many Americans, he had a serious heart condition that needed recurring blood work. His physician was ‘in network’ but the blood draw procedure and lab staff were unfortunately ‘out of network.’ Andrew wasn’t aware of this important detail until after he
Melissa tells the story of her son’s surgical procedure that resulted in a surprise bill of $42,000 that should have been covered by insurance.
John talks about how insurance hassles are preventing people from seeking assistance from doctors.
Eric tells a story of how his father-in-law went in for a routine, scheduled procedure, and was charged thousands of dollars for the services of an out-of-network anesthesiologist in the hospital.
I am a cancer and stroke survivor from Ohio who likely would not have survived without my insurance obtained through the Affordable Care Act. As a patient with pre-existing conditions I am extremely grateful for the quality care that I receive. Prior to my cancer diagnosis, I had been fortunate to have a clean bill
Sha’ree survived three strokes. Misdiagnosed and sent home to rest at first, a neurologist finally insisted on more tests. Doctors repaired three holes in her heart that played a part in the strokes. Sha’ree now lives with increased risk of stroke from AFib, on top of short-term memory loss, fatigue, chronic nerve pain, and more.