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

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

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 […]

Illinois restricts hospital charges to uninsured; costs plus 35%

Filed Under: Costs, Regulators

Some states and localities have special laws covering uninsured and underinsured patients.  One such state is Illinois. Not only does Illinois have an excellent hospital comparison and consumer health Web site, it also has a state law saying that “hospital charges to eligible uninsured cannot exceed the costs of the services plus 35 percent. This […]