How to review your medical bill for inaccuracies
Medical bills can be really confusing. Anyone who has had a healthcare experience is probably familiar with receiving several documents from different providers and insurance companies, and struggling to understand whether they are correct.
Often, the more acute the healthcare experience, the more complicated the billing. On top of this, many medical bills contain errors.
Industry groups estimate as many as 80 percent of medical bills contain inaccuracies. In these instances, consumers often end up overpaying. Some people have even argued medical bills are overly complicated on purpose to keep most consumers from noticing when they have been overbilled.
The whole process can cause a lot of anxiety, especially after a medical scenario. So how can consumers ensure their bills are correct?
Below are some tips to help consumers feel more comfortable reviewing their medical bills.