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EMERGENCY ROOM COSTS
Getting Your UTI Treated In The ER Can Cost You $50.. Or $73,000
Amanda L. Chan
'Inappropriate Use of the ER': An Emergency Physician's Flirtation With the ER
Leana Wen, M.D.
Health Commissioner of Baltimore City; Emergency Physician
Policymakers should be aware that even well-informed patients with good access to primary care need the ER. Legislation should aim to increase availability of primary care, but not penalize for use of emergency services.
Dad Sent 'Outlandish' Bill For Snake Bite
Our 5-Hour, $10,000 Visit to the ER
Dr. Jim Taylor
Adjunct faculty, University of San Francisco
It's easy, when you have a degree of financial security, to have a real disconnect from the financial challenges that so many Americans face today. Yet our ER experience brought those challenges into sharp relief for me, and the impression wasn't pleasant.
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