Family Hamstringed by Surprise Bill for Surgery

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2PxU7xb on August 31, 2019 at 03:51PM

Despite having jumped through all the hoops to generate a cost estimate for surgery for his hernia, Wolfgang Balzer and his wife, Farrne, were surprised by a bill that ultimately amounted to double the estimate, Kaiser Health News reports.

Walzer was insured by Cigna through his employer.

“We tried our best to weigh out our plan and figure out what the numbers were,” Wolfgang told KHN.

Click here to read the full report on KHN.