How much does an emergency room visit cost?

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How much does an emergency room visit cost?

Emergency room visits cost a lot. So we weren’t surprised when an anonymous person shared an emergency room bill on our site. What we were surprised by: It was a $545 charge. And the person who sent it was outraged that it was so high. By the standards of what we see every day, that […]

How much does an emergency-room visit cost? Well, maybe $73,002.

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An excellent chart: How much does an emergency-room visit cost? The cost differences were startling. A urinary-tract infection could result in a bill of $50 or a bill of $73,002. A sprain or strain: $4, or $24,110. A kidney stone: $128 or $39408. This is an illustration from a study called “ ‘How Much Will […]