healthcare

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.

Preventive vs. Diagnostic: How to Get Free Healthcare and Avoid Expensive Lab Bills During the Annual Physical

Ever high five yourself for getting your free annual physical, then have to take that high five back when you get slammed with a bill for the lab work? Well, this was a problem two of our friends faced recently. In an effort to help them avoid this problem in the future, and help others who might fall victim to these unforeseen fees, we created a medical lab billing guide. Now you can keep your high five.