“fraudulent charges”

Medical Costs Are Outstripping Coverage, Causing Headaches for Patients

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 26, 2011

A practice called “balance billing” has patients with full medical coverage paying exorbitant out-of-pocket costs, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. It’s a controversial and sometimes illegal practice that occurs when a patient’s health plan pays less than what the doctor or institution wants to be paid, and it has healthcare providers […]