Stories tagged: medical bills
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Nerd Wallet: Credit bureaus ease medical debt pain for a few
The changes in medical debt reporting were designed to help people whose bills fell through the cracks between their health care providers and their insurance companies.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Lewiston to pay for children’s chemical burns
The city of Lewiston has decided to pay medical bills for children from two families who suffered chemical burns at a city park.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016
Consumer Confidential: Medical bills could leave you feeling sick
Denis Robinson wasn’t bothered in the least that he was billed nearly $100,000 by Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Los Angeles for the recent removal of his gallbladder. “What do …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
HBO star John Oliver buys, forgives $15 million of people’s delinquent medical bills
Some 9,000 people stuck with delinquent medical bills had their debts forgiven courtesy of HBO host John Oliver.
Sun., March 20, 2016
Consumer Confidential: Should a man taken to the ER in an ambulance against his will have to pay the bill?
Anyone who’s ever experienced an ambulance ride probably has a horror story to tell about the crazy fee, even when only basic medical care was provided.
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013, 3:57 p.m.
Spokane man arrested in bank robberies says he owes hospitals more than $600,000
ST. LOUIS — A jobless Spokane restaurant worker claiming more than $600,000 in hospital bills robbed at least six banks in four states before being captured after an Illinois holdup …