Sunday, November 28, 2010
Don't use credit cards to pay hospital bill
Money Talk: Don't use credit cards to pay hospital bill if you don't have medical insurance - latimes.com
"In many cases, people without insurance are initially charged more than those whose insurance companies have negotiated lower rates. We're not talking minor discounts, either: The "sticker price" for hospital care for an uninsured person can be two or three times the price paid by insurers, according to the National Consumer Law Center."