The ambulance to the hospital: How much does it cost?

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Many of us won’t have to ride in an ambulance, ever. Many of us will. Here’s an interesting discussion about costs and reimbursement over in New Jersey, on the Maplewood Online message board. How much does an emergency ride to the hospital cost? The answer’s complicated. The bill could be for $600, $2,500, $3,900, $3,267…. […]

Ways to Save, Part 2: Even in an emergency, ask the price

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Ways to Save, Part 2: Even in an emergency, ask the price

As part of our mission to help you save money by beating back your health-care costs, we’re running a series of blog posts giving practical consumer advice about the marketplace. Here’s the first post about saving money; following is the second. Even if it’s an emergency, ask the price in advance. If you’re in a […]