Blood tests can be pricey: Here’s how to argue when you get a $3,000 bill

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Blood tests can be pricey: Here’s how to argue when you get a $3,000 bill

Blood tests can cost a lot — but one patient told us they were asked to pay $1,474.92 while Cigna, the insurer, paid nothing. The total charge for the blood tests at University of North Carolina Hospitals was $2,378. The patient said, “The UNC facility in question notably distinguished by Cigna as meeting certain quality […]

CORRECTION: Drive from Pennsylvania to New Jersey; save thousands on health care

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CORRECTION: Drive from Pennsylvania to New Jersey; save thousands on health care

[Editor’s note: We originally titled this “Drive from Pennsylvania to New Jersey; save thousands on health care.” After we posted, we were told that the law noted here applies only to New Jersey residents, so the headline and other parts of the post were wrong. We’ve edited the post to reflect the language in the […]