Her insurer’s price tool estimated less than $1,375 for a breast MRI. Then she got a bill for $3,200: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Her insurer’s price tool estimated less than $1,375 for a breast MRI. Then she got a bill for $3,200: The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Michelle Smith knew the breast MRI her doctor ordered wouldn’t be covered in full by her insurance, so she turned to an online tool that her insurance company developed to help patients estimate prices,” Sarah Gantz writes over at The Philadelphia Inquirer. “UnitedHealthcare’s price estimator told the 51-year-old Delaware County resident that the cost for […]