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|A Radical Approach to Huge Hospital Bills: Set Your Own Price|
Kaiser Health News
May 13, 2015
"A small benefits consulting firm called ELAP Services is causing commotion by suggesting an alternative: Refuse to pay. When hospitals send invoices with charges that seem to bear no relationship to their costs, the Pennsylvania firm tells its clients (generally medium-sized employers) to just say no. Instead, employers pay hospitals a much lower amount for their services -- based on ELAP's analysis of what is reasonable after analyzing the hospitals' own financial filings.... Hospitals are unhappy but have failed to make headway against it in court."
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