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Expensive Doctor Visit: $55 Bill for a 15 Second Ear Cleaning

The first in a series of healthcare horror stories, we detail how one of our mom’s got an unexpected medical bill and what she could have done to avoid it. Read the full story now.

Price Difference: Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care vs. Independent ER

Emergency Room, urgent care, or independent emergency room - knowing the difference could mean a big financial difference. Learn the defining characteristics between these three facilities and how to make sure you are hustling to the right one.

How to use my Health Insurance, Understand the Benefits, Schedule my Physical, and Save Money

Congrats you have health insurance, woohoo!! Now, what are you supposed to do? The Healthcare Hustlers break down a few simple steps to take when getting a new healthcare plan that will eventually save you both time and money.