An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay:

The problem: These denials are made after patients visit the ER, sometimes based on the diagnosis after seeing a doctor, not on the symptoms that sent them, like in Cloyd’s case.

This is such a stupid policy.

Max Masnick, PhD @max

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