Coronavirus tests, unpredictable pricing

Two Friends in Texas Were Tested for Coronavirus The emergency room charged Mr. Harvey $199 in cash. Ms. LeBlanc, who paid with insurance, was charged $6,408. “I assumed, like an idiot, it would be cheaper to use my insurance than pay cash right there,” Ms. LeBlanc said. “This is 32 times the cost of what my friend paid for the exact same thing.”

Publisher: NY Times | Author: Sarah Kliff

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insurance and testing
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-06-30 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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