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Patients Shoulder Nearly 25% of Medical Bills
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Higher co-pays, deductibles and other fees have held patients responsible for nearly 25% of their medical bills and forced physicians to become reluctant bill collectors, a new study from the American Medical Association shows. For the first time in its six year history the AMA’s National Health Insurer Report Card examined the portion of medical bills that patients are responsible for through co-pays, deductibles and coinsurance.