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Watch out for surprise medical bills when you’re in the hospital
Washington Post

Many people with health insurance know a good way to avoid surprise medical bills is to go to a doctor or hospital in their plan’s provider network. Those doctors and hospitals have contracted with the health plan to provide health services at a negotiated rate, which is typically lower than out-of-network providers.

But as more health plans limit the physicians and hospitals in these networks (to keep premium costs low), consumers are increasingly getting hit with surprise bills from out-of-network providers.