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Out Of Country Overload

Posted by Copatient on Oct 31, 2016

Saved: $14,521.57

While visiting the US, Monika became very sick and spent two days in and out of the Emergency Room. Her medical bills totaled more than $20,000 and Monika said "that was $20,000 that I didn't have and was not prepared to pay in a country that was not mine".

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Topics: Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

The 3 Hour, $3,565 Emergency Room Visit

Posted by Copatient on Jan 08, 2016

Saved: $1,604.46

After a short visit to the ER, Darby was hit with a major bill. He tried fighting back, but he couldn’t seem to lower his medical costs on his own.

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Topics: emergency room, Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

Blood Work Bill Totals $1,500

Posted by Copatient on Nov 06, 2015

Saved: $1,130.91

Lianne’s pre-Affordable Health Care Act insurance refused to cover her routine blood work. She was billed $1,500 and ended up in collections.

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Topics: bloodwork, Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

The $36,000 Post-Surgery Scare

Posted by Liz Greenhalgh on Sep 24, 2015

Saved: $32,000

After recovering from major surgery, Jamie was shocked to open her medical bills and find that she owed $36,000 to her surgeon, anesthesiologist and hospital.

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A $10,000 Refund

Posted by Copatient on Apr 17, 2015

Saved: $11,251.45

Deborah's family had their lives turned upside down when her 23-year-old son was involved in a serious car accident. Things only got worse when his emergency room CT scan detected a brain abnormality, resulting in two surgeries to remove his brain tumor.

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Topics: Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

Negotiations & Apologies

Posted by Copatient on Mar 11, 2015

Saved: $1,867

When Cameron went in to his doctor for routine hearing tests, he assumed he would be getting routine bills resulting in only being responsible for the copay.

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Topics: Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

The $35,000 Paperwork Mistake

Posted by Copatient on Mar 10, 2015

Saved: $34,640

Seamus did his research and made sure that his doctor was in-network before he underwent treatment last year. But his bills did not reflect that and he was charged $35,000.

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Topics: Medical Bills, overcharged, Real Stories

"I am more than satisfied"

Posted by Copatient on Feb 12, 2015

Saved: $1,152

For every expanding family, a new baby means more medical bills. But Andy knew to trust in Copatient to save the most money.

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Routine Blood Work Leads To Not-So-Routine Bill

Posted by Copatient on Jan 30, 2015

Saved: $922.30

Agnes and her husband had both had routine blood work done before. But after getting a new doctor, they found themselves being charged nearly four times what they used to pay.

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Topics: medical bill mistake, Real Stories

Unforeseen Costs in Pregnancy

Posted by Copatient on Jan 29, 2015

Saved: $3,213.17

Brittany's pregnancy was going as planned until her C-section added unforeseen costs.

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Topics: medical bill mistake, Real Stories