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How would you pay a $10,030 hospital bill?

Posted By Good Sam On January 27, 2011 @ 12:05 pm In Health Tips | No Comments

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That’s the average cost of a nearly five-day hospital stay these days.2 What if you become sick or hurt and are hospitalized

Sure, your current health insurance plan or Medicare will pay part of the bill. But there are deductibles, copayments, and benefit limitations that most plans don’t pay.

Then there are all the little extras no plan pays for … like gas and lodging for family members to visit, medical and other supplies to help you recover, homemaker services, and lost income … All of which could add up to BIG bucks coming out of your pocket.

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1Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Statistical Brief #164, March 2007.

http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st164/stat164.pdf [6] Viewed 7/14/09.

2US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Advance Data, 2005 National Hospital Discharge Survey, Number 385, July 12, 2007. www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad385.pdf [7]. Viewed 7/14/09.

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