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Emergency Room Visit Cost

How Much Does an Emergency Room Visit Cost?

average costWith Health Insurance: $50-$150 Copayhigh costWithout Health Insurance: $150-$3,000+
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  Typical costs:
  • An emergency room visit typically is covered by health insurance. For patients covered by health insurance, out-of-pocket cost for an emergency room visit typically consists of a copay, usually $50-$150 or more, which often is waived if the patient is admitted to the hospital. Depending on the plan, costs might include coinsurance of 10% to 50%.
  • For patients without health insurance, an emergency room visit typically costs from $150-$3,000 or more, depending on the severity of the condition and what diagnostic tests and treatment are performed. In some cases, especially where critical care is required and/or a procedure or surgery is performed, the cost could reach $20,000 or more. For example, at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in Minnesota, a low-level emergency room visit, such as for a minor laceration, a skin rash or a minor viral infection, costs about $150; a moderate-level visit, such as for a urinary tract infection with fever or a head injury without neurological symptoms, about $400; and a high-level visit, such as for chest pains that require multiple diagnostic tests or treatments, or severe burns or ingestion of a toxic substance, about $1,000, not including the doctor fees. At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center[1] , a low-level emergency room visit costs about $220, including hospital charge and doctor fee, with the uninsured discount, while a moderate-level visit costs about $610 and a high-level visit about $1,400.
  • Services, diagnostic tests and laboratory fees add to the final bill. For example, Wooster Community Hospital, in Ohio, charges about $170 for a simple suture, $200 for a complex suture, about $170 for a minor procedure and about $400 for a major procedure, not including doctor fees, medicine or supplies.
  • A doctor fee could add hundreds or thousands of dollars to the final cost. For example, at Grand Lake Health System[2] in Ohio, an emergency room doctor charges about $100 for basic care, such as a wound recheck or simple laceration repair; about $300 for mid-level care, such as treatment of a simple fracture; about $870 for advanced-level care, such as frequent monitoring of vital signs and ordering multiple diagnostic tests, administering sedation or a blood transfusion for a seriously injured or ill patient; and about $1,450 for critical care, such as major trauma care or major burn care that could include chest tube insertion and management of IV medications and ventilator for a patient with a complex, life-threatening condition. At the Kettering Health Network, in Ohio, a low-level visit costs about $350, a high-level visit costs about $2,000 and critical care costs almost $1,700 for the first hour and $460 for each additional half hour; ER procedures or surgeries cost $460-$2,300.
  • According to the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality[3] the average emergency room expense in 2008 was $1,265.
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What should be included:
  • According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2008, about 18%of emergency room patients waited less than 15 minutes to see a doctor, about 37%waited 15 minutes to an hour, about 15% waited one to two hours, about 5% waited two to three hours, about 2% waited three to four hours, and about 1.5% waited four to six hours.
  • In some cases, the doctor might recommend the patient be admitted to the hospital. The American College of Emergency Physicians Foundation offers a guide[4] on what to expect.
Additional costs:
  • An ambulance ride typically costs $400-$1,200 or more, depending on the location and services performed.
  • An urgent care center offers substantial savings for more minor ailments. offers a guide[5] on when to seek urgent care. An urgent care visit typically costs between 20% and 50% of the cost of an emergency room visit. offers a cost-comparison tool for common ailments.
  • Hospitals often offer discounts of up to 50% or more for self-pay/uninsured emergency room patients. For example, Ventura County Medical Center[6] in California offers ER visits, including the doctor fee and emergency room fee but not including lab tests, X-rays or procedures, for $150 for patients up to 200% of the federal poverty level, for $225 for patients between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level and $350 for patients from 500% to 700% of the federal poverty level.
Shopping for an emergency room visit:
  • The American College of Emergency Physicians Foundation offers a primer[7] on when to go to the emergency room.
  • In most cases, it is recommended to go to the nearest emergency room. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers a hospital-comparison tool[8] that lists hospitals near a chosen zip code.
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. Always consult your physician or pharmacist regarding medications or medical procedures.
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ER Visit - sore stomach 30mins
Amount: $2,000.00
Posted by: RealRippedRoff in Portland, OR.Posted: January 5th, 2021 06:01PM
Medical Center: StVincent / ProvidenceCondition: 6 / 10
Tests or Treatment Required: ultrasound, pee test
Ultra sore stomach. Took in thought it might be appendix. Ultrasound done; inconclusive. Turned out to be stomach gas.
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Amount: $11,000.00
Posted by: Lisa Cherry in Indpls, IN.Posted: December 5th, 2020 06:12PM
Medical Center: METHODIST HOSPITAL INDPLS INCondition: Gallbladder
Iv,1 pain shot,Ct Scan and ultra sound...Gallbladder full of stones,but Dr.told me I had a viral infection and would be better in a week...sent me home with script for nausea meds nothing for pain.I spent 2 days in horrific pain passing stones.This is why people refuse to go the the Dr/hospital.
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ER visit for ear achech
Amount: $2,250.00
Posted by: Deepa in Thousand Oaks, CA.Posted: October 16th, 2020 03:10PM
Medical Center: Los robles hospitalCondition: Only sever pain
Tests or Treatment Required: only prescription
I was there in hospital only for 15 minutes. due to Covid Urgent care was closed near my house. Doctor came and prescribe me anti biotic ear drops and pills. Got a rude shock when they charge me with huge bill. My insurance is not paying anything because of my deductible. Now I have to pay this entire amount. It is very sad in this situation when people like me have lost their JOB.
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Amount: $4,400.00
Posted by: GIOVANE in WEYMOUTH, MA.Posted: October 9th, 2020 02:10PM
Tests or Treatment Required: CAT SCAN / X-RAY / ECG
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800$ Doctors Fee for 10 Minutes Doctor's Service
Amount: $1,349.00
Posted by: Ashfaq in Kingsville, TX.Posted: October 2nd, 2020 04:10PM
Medical Center: Christus Spohn Hospital KlebergCondition: Diabetes History
Tests or Treatment Required: Glucose test
I have used the emergency room service for getting a prescription on diabetes. The technician tested my glucose level. After that, the doctor hardly spent 5 minutes talking to me and another 5 minutes to write the prescription. The doctors fee was 800$ and the hospital fee was 549$. Out of the 1349$, I have to pay 546$, the rest is being paid by my insurance.
My question is, can a doctor charge 800$ for diabetes history?
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Toddler Diarrhea
Amount: $1,652.13
Posted by: Ken Noble in Tucson, AZ.Posted: September 24th, 2020 06:09PM
Medical Center: Oro Valley HospitalCondition: Stomach Virus
Tests or Treatment Required: None
My toddler had diarrhea all day, I took him into the ER and the doctor pressed on his belly to check for obstructions, asked us to sit in the room for a bit, and then advised that summer is stomach virus season for small children and sent us on our way. No blood draw, no stool sample. I won't be paying, and I won't be going back to an ER unless I or someone I love is certainly going to die for not going.
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ER visit for memory loss episode
Amount: $6,337.50
Posted by: Erica Linn in Fort Myers, FL.Posted: August 30th, 2020 05:08AM
Medical Center: Gulf Coast Medical CenterCondition: possible TIA
Tests or Treatment Required: EKG, blood work, CT
ER visit after a memory loss episode. I explained I was uninsured & wanted minimal testing. I agreed to the tests suggested as I have a family history of heart disease & stroke. Dr spoke to me for maybe 20 mins total at most, as I came in & to tell me the diagnosis & suggested follow up care. He wanted to admit me saying I had a mini stroke so should stay for a neurology exam-carotid ultrasound & brain MRI. I refused & said I said I will go to a neurologist on my own. They had me give a urine sample. It was still on the sink counter as I left the ER. I was charged $400 just for that. I am refusing to pay that portion of the bill. The 6337.50 was after an adjustment of over 2000 from the original total of 8450. The itemized bill did not show the original charge & revised after their adjustment for each item. I think the adjmt was to make me think I got a cash discount. Diagnosis was wrong. no mini stroke, it was dehydration.
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ER Visit
Amount: $2,060.00
Posted by: LoukiaNola in Marrero, LA.Posted: May 25th, 2020 04:05PM
Medical Center: West Jefferson HospitalCondition: BP/Shortness of Breath/Constipation
Tests or Treatment Required: Rectal Exam/EKG/Urine Test
Went in around 9pm, it was empty, they took 15 min to tend to me, 5 min to register, 5min for vitals, 15 min of waiting in room for doctor. Doctor came in and asked what’s wrong, she performed a urine test and rectal exam, didn’t hear my heart or lungs, told me no blood in stool, BP is normal from what I see in monitor, it’s normal to have anxiety, you are free to go home. I got dressed, got discharge paperwork but nurse stopped me and performed a ekg and then left and told me you can go. I left, and my discharge paperwork said, prescription: Go on diet for heart health!!!! I waited two days and had to go to urgent care and they charged me 129 dollars and did a X-ray, ekg and MRI, they realized my colon was full of feces causing me to be bloated, gassy and constipated and they even did the Covid-19 test just because. They diagnosed me with GERD! All for 129 dollars!!! On top of that the ER didn’t even discuss EKG results!!! They just emailed me a bill for their misdiagnosis!
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ER visit 8 hours
Amount: $2,427.00
Posted by: Gc in Portland, OR.Posted: February 5th, 2020 08:02PM
Medical Center: Providence ERCondition: Heart palpitations, dehydrated
Tests or Treatment Required: Bloodwork, IV, ekg
Walked in to hospital shortness of breath and heart palpitations. After 20 minutes gave me an EKG. And sent me back to waiting room. Waited 4 hours to been called in a room. Hooked me up to heart monitor. Took bloodwork, gave me a IV fluid. And ekg. Took my blood pressure. Which was high. They said I was very dehydrated. Waited an hour between each of the 3 tests to see Dr. So total of 8 hours. At the hospital. They found nothing wrong. Just dehydrated, I have an Arrythmia, and elevated white blood cell count, they said I my be fighting off a virus. So it was $2427.00 with insurance. Without insurance $4854
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Living to die!
Amount: $60,000.00
Posted by: David Charles in Raleigh, NC.Posted: February 4th, 2020 10:02PM
Medical Center: Wake medCondition: 2 kidney cyst and kidney stone
Tests or Treatment Required: CT scan, no contrast, .05 mg pain med
This became 2 visits as one medicine triggered a seizure and had to return! Then the required Uroligst where I had to get more x-rays which costs $11,000! In 2 months I’m nearly in $100,000 debt! But here is another fun fast! A medicine for depression is on the market for people that showed no improvement on regular antidepressants, and these are people like on the verge! The price for one month treatment, $36,000 and insurance won’t cover it! This is America!
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Let’s make this case law
Amount: $766.00
Posted by: Jasmine Carpenter in Gardena, CA.Posted: January 22nd, 2020 11:01AM
Medical Center: Memorial hospital of GardenaCondition: Shortness of breath
Tests or Treatment Required: Test vitals
I was charge $766 for the emergency room visit. Not including the doctors fees. I ask for an itemized receipt they told me that is their flat rate cost for emergency room visits to check my vitals. I was not tested for any other diseases The doctor literally looked at me and told me I had anxiety and sent me home. I believe we can make this case law if we put our minds together because this is ridiculous it’s either pay a high hospital bill, go into debt, or die. We have to do something.
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First visit to a hospital for routine health check
Amount: $5,224.00
Posted by: PJJ in Portland, OR.Posted: December 22nd, 2019 03:12PM
Medical Center: Legacy Good Samaritan HospitalCondition: Nothing wrong found
Tests or Treatment Required: blood 2 chest x-rays, 1 ECG 10min w/doc
$5225 for a health check; for nothing found. Just walked in, asked to see a doctor, sat/waited in an empty lobby for 10 minutes before seeing someone for 10 minutes. No emergency, but didn't know it was called 'the emergency room'.
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ER - HC ACUITY LEVEL 4 for toddler
Amount: $1,988.25
Posted by: First time part no 69 in Miami Beach, FL.Posted: October 8th, 2019 02:10PM
Medical Center: Mount Sinai Medical MiamiCondition: Bump on head
Tests or Treatment Required: None
Toddler hit her head and had a blue bump on forehead. TV doctor came to look at child in room to talk to parents about how the forehead is the strongest bone in body and that she would be put in observation (read sitting in room) for 2 hours. Child was just fine and of course ER did not divulge costs before . Child had a quick visual inspection, use of flashlight into eyes. No other equipment was used. No water given, no parking validated. Nothing but a quick chat with doctor.
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Kidney Stones
Amount: $5,000.00
Posted by: TrH in Boston, MA.Posted: October 1st, 2019 06:10AM
Medical Center: Beth IsraelCondition: Abdominal Pain
Tests or Treatment Required: ultrasound, CT scan
Sharp abdominal pain with blood in urine late Friday night. Taken to ER that was in network by friend. Doctors tested urine, ultrasound, IV fluid bag, CT scan, and morphine for the pain when the stone passed. Spent 6 hrs in the ER
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ER Lewiston Maine CMMC
Amount: $3,500.00
Posted by: Debbie70 in Lewiston, ME.Posted: September 27th, 2019 07:09AM
Medical Center: Central Maine MedicalCondition: abdominal pain
Tests or Treatment Required: IV, pain and fluids
Acute onset of right abdominal pain, called PCP who instructed me to go to ER. I have insurance a PPO as I cannot afford HMO through my company. They offered to take 800$ off when I only sent $50 Why did they not do that in the first place. Doesn't matter, I cant come up with 2,700 just as I cant come up with 3,500. I was better off on Maine care
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Fell and hit the edge of the chair pain under stomach by rib
Amount: $6,000.00
Posted by: Melody Johnson in Canal Winchester, OH.Posted: September 17th, 2019 12:09PM
Medical Center: Daily ridge medical center Mount CarmelCondition: No finding , follow up with family doct
Tests or Treatment Required: CT scan pain medication
I have insurance why am I paying 3,000 an my insurance paying 3000. I paid 150 at the ER my insurance covered 3000 and I'm left with the other 2500. They said I did not have a cracked rib pain 1 weeks later went to doctor had an x-ray I had a cracked rib. X-ray cost me $150 and $35 copay
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Amount: $67,000.00
Posted by: shelia a bridges in austin, TX.Posted: September 7th, 2019 11:09AM
Medical Center: st davids south austinCondition:
Tests or Treatment Required: ct, lab, stiches
was in a mva in feb. ems took me to st davids in austin i was there apprx 3 hrs. had ct of head, cspine, chest and stomach. stiches in my right elbow. iv solution, no medications. left with a bloody face from wreck. lien was placed on me a wk later. no type0 67,000.00
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HBP with no previous history
Amount: $1,166.00
Posted by: Dls630 in Cape May Court House, NJ.Posted: September 6th, 2019 04:09PM
Medical Center: Cape Regional Medical CenterCondition: HBP no previous history
Tests or Treatment Required: None
I went to the ER with an isolated incidence of extreme HBP after my PCP had not returned my call. Checked in, triage nurse took vitals, sat in waiting room. My PCP returned my call while I was waiting and his staff made an appointment to come right to their office. I notified the triage nurse I was leaving to go to my PCP’s office for an appointment. I did not seen a doctor, nurse practitioner, or PA and was billed $1,166.00. I didn’t think a nurse could submit a claim with a diagnosis code for payment of a claim and I didn’t think I should be billed without seeing a doctor, NP, or PA.
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1600 for walk-in to Urgent Care in CO and 20 mins of them making fun of me
Amount: $1,600.00
Posted by: Walk In, No Treatment, 1600$!! in Colorado Springs, CO.Posted: August 21st, 2019 06:08AM
Medical Center: UC Health CO Urgent CareCondition: STABLE
Tests or Treatment Required: NONE
On TDY needed Urgent Care center that was open 24 hrs b/c I woke up choking one morning and couldn't breath; I felt like something was blocking my throat and I had to keep clearing it... The closest one found was in a shopping center. When I walked, receptionist told me was an ER; did I realize I was walking in to an ER and that most patients didn't understand; and most insurances would not cover the 800$ visit. Well I needed help so I said ok... there was absolutely no other soul anywhere in the "ER" or outside of it... just myself and the staff... the nurse comes in and does her thing taking vitals and laughing at me because she said I was overreacting; it was just the altitude... then the doctor came in and he too pretty laughed while listening to my heart, and looking down my throat. Said I must have allergies, was open mouth sleeper, and with the dry altitude of CO my ulva was swollen. Nothing given, no tests, nothing. I paid 827$; turned over to collection now for another 827$!
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ER non emergency visit
Amount: $10,340.10
Posted by: Rllf in Gainsville, GA.Posted: August 5th, 2019 02:08PM
Medical Center: North Georgia Medical CenterCondition: Abdominal infection
Tests or Treatment Required: Sat scan & drug prescription
Sent to ER by hospitals urgent care clinic for diagnose, no insurance and told they had resource to pay but month later bill of $10,244.00 plus I paidd$ 150 at intake so $10,394.10 total argued down to $3,400.00
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ER Bad Experience Like The Others
Amount: $10,000.00
Posted by: Common Sense in Everywhere, Other.Posted: August 4th, 2019 04:08AM
Medical Center: HospitalCondition: Flu
Tests or Treatment Required: None
I went to the ER when I got the flu, or I think the flu. Had a fever and felt unwell. I waited forever and the doctor only talked to me for a few minutes. They treated me like this was a place for emergencies and made it seem like their job was to make sure I wasn't dying (and if I were dying try to prevent that) not the expectation I had that my discomfort was an emergency. Then they had the audacity to charge me a large amount of money for the time I spent there, the time the nurses spent with me, the time for records to be created and entered, the cleaning of the room I just coughed all over.. I mean, it is almost as if ER visits are expensive and alternatives for minor problems that everyone suffers exists. Next time I go to the ER (I refuse to go to urgent care/physicians because I want to be perfect immediately) I will update with another complaint.
-Sincerely all the people that child safety caps kept alive in to adulthood.
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Amount: $7,000.00
Posted by: ST.J in FAIRFAX, VA.Posted: July 17th, 2019 06:07AM
Medical Center: ERCondition: SWELLING FACE/ALLERGY
Tests or Treatment Required: NONE/3MEDS
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Extremely high charge
Amount: $9,000.00
Posted by: Jesse Engebretson in Houston, TX.Posted: July 3rd, 2019 06:07AM
Medical Center: Memeorial HermanCondition: Kidney stone
Tests or Treatment Required: CT scan
I spent 5 hours at hospital. Waited first 3 till saw doctor for 5 min. Told me I had a kidney stone after I passed it myself waiting on him to come back with the CT scan results.
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Suspected Kidney Stone - Severe Pain
Amount: $5,792.00
Posted by: Dayton Ohio Resident in Dayton, OH.Posted: June 14th, 2019 03:06PM
Medical Center: Miami Valley HospitalCondition: Severe Flank Pain - possibl kidney stone
Tests or Treatment Required: CT scan of abdomen, IV pain reliever
Cost of $5,792 was for ER only. I was charged several hundred more in separate bills from a doctors' group and radiologist.
Went with severe flank pain and explained I thought it might be a kidney stone. I was billed for a Level 4 (high) visit, but was not given priority in the waiting room. A couple practically making out in the waiting room was called back before I was, even though I was pacing in pain and even sobbing in front of my young child because the pain was so intense. Also, the nurse who hooked me up to the blood pressure machine was either uncaring or incompetent. She left the cuff on me for several cycles because she couldn't get an accurate reading. I had broken capillaries in my arm afterward.
Turned out I did not have a kidney stone. I'm now seeing a chiropractor who adjusts my lower back for $55 per visit.
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1 puncture wound from dog bite
Amount: $1,700.00
Posted by: lost job/no insurance in Charlotte, NC.Posted: May 26th, 2019 07:05AM
Tests or Treatment Required: none
I had inflamed/infected single puncture wound from dog bite. I knew I needed an antibiotic and possibly an ultrasound and I did not have insurance. I called ER and asked about discounts after explaining that I did not have insurance and had not worked in a month.
Filled out short medical history which revealed no health issues. My BP was taken and I was weighed. Nurse practitioner looked at it and asked if i had a fever which I replied, "No". She said it did not need an ultrasound but if it did not get better I should return.
Total time with nurse practition 1-2min. or less..Given Rx for antibiotic and Motrin. Charged $75.00. I expressed my gratitude. I was given information about other clinics with my Rx. (could have given me that when I called)
Later, I got a bill from nurse practitioner for $514.00 and bill from ER for $1100.00 (discounted by $1250.00 so it would have been $2350.00 and total for ER and NP would have been $2864.00)
My total with discount was $1654. SAD!
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Amount: $1,465.72
Posted by: Momo in Portland, OR.Posted: May 23rd, 2019 05:05PM
Medical Center: ProvidenceCondition: Severe neck spasm
Tests or Treatment Required: None
Went to Urgent care for sore neck and headache. Told me to take Ibuprofen at home. A few days later my neck was in such a severe spasm that I couldn’t sleep. Went to ER at 2am. Took my BP. Dr came in and asked a few questions. Probably spent about 1 minute talking to me. Didn’t touch me or ask me to do anything. Literally just sat at the foot of the bed talking. Said the nurse would come give me a shot and that I should go see my Primary. Bill came for just under $1500 of which the shot was less than $100. Insurance hardly paid anything leaving me with a $1005 bill for a 1 min chat and a shot in my arm!
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Amount: $3,680.00
Posted by: Ripped off!!!! in Temecula, CA.Posted: May 22nd, 2019 12:05AM
Medical Center: Temecula Valley Hospital (UHS)Condition: Dehydration (minor severity)
Tests or Treatment Required: 3 min MD, Simple Standard Blood Test, IV
15 y/o daughter, plays volleyball. Didn’t drink water all day at school. Migraine headache. 3 minutes with MD to diagnose as dehydration. Pulled 1 vile of blood and ran simple diagnostic drug test to confirm someone at school did not try to slip her a drug (she was not acting like herself due to dehydration symptoms at the time so we did not know for sure what the cause was, so dad requested out of caution). IV (1 bag of sodium chloride that cost under $5.00) administrated by RN (5 minutes to set up and meddle stick her arm). Boom she was back to normal. Same simple treatment one can get after hard night drinking on the Las Vegas strip for a few hundred dollars retail to avoid the hangover next day... Hospital does same procedure = priceless!!!! (Sent billed amount $8,048.00 and Blue Shield of CA allowed $3,680.00 which is patient responsibility since HDHP deductible not yet met. Have grievance filed and IMR Independent Medical Review plus CA Dept of Managed Care complaint
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Amount: $650.00
Posted by: Zak in Lexington, KY.Posted: May 15th, 2019 08:05PM
Medical Center: Uk med ctr erCondition: Eye infection
Tests or Treatment Required: Antiviral Eye drop
Went to get an eye drop that is prescription but if not used when condition pops up it will cause permanent blindness in that eye, went to er, was new years so the usual was closed, they told me i would have to wait to see a specialist the next day to get the drop, would be blind if had to wait. So i left, happened to be able to get seen by an eye doctor at a glasses place who prescribes me drop, issue solved. Bill from glasses shop that fixed issue=150$.. paid.. bill er that admitted me then admitted couldnt help me=650+250$ on site dr bill... i’ll pay it if i can have somebodies eyeball.. fair trade..
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Flu symptoms
Amount: $5,932.68
Posted by: GayLynn in Garden City, MI.Posted: May 15th, 2019 10:05AM
Medical Center: Garden City HospitalCondition: Flu
Tests or Treatment Required: Chest X-ray, IV fluids, steroids and bre
Couldn’t stand headache pain when I caught the flu in March 2019. Threw up pain relievers, couldn’t eat or drink. After 5 hours of pain decided to hit ER. Got in right away, treated appropriately but pain not managed due to opioid issues. Steroids and Tylenol is all they would do. Spent less than 2 hours in ER....$5900!!!
I had 2 c sections that cost less and I was able to stay the night. Crazy!!
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Infant virus
Amount: $2,900.00
Posted by: Grace Barb in Wichita, KS.Posted: May 13th, 2019 07:05PM
Medical Center: Wesley WichitaCondition: Virus
Tests or Treatment Required: None
Took my daughter to ER for a fever, she was puking and lethargic, I took her in spent mayb 2.5 hr there and spoke to the doctor ONCE and a nurse maybe twice just asked question, no tests no IV or anything, got a bill for 2,900! How is that possible?
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ER visit
Amount: $9,900,000.00
Posted by: Ronald Gruber in Punta Gorda, FL.Posted: May 13th, 2019 08:05AM
Medical Center: Bayfront Health Punta GordaCondition: Blood pressure over 200
Tests or Treatment Required: EKG, CBC
Given a history of prior heart attack the sudden elevation of BP had me concerned enough to warrant a ER visit.
We spent 3 hours total at the hospital with ~2 minutes of Dr. face time. The BP was treated with multiple doses of Clonidine over the three hour period until it was under 150.
Hospitals charge for facilities; i.e. room and a bed for 3 hours: $7,662.00.
EKG" $107.00
Pulse ox monitor rental: $79.00
Dr and staff professional fees: $1,967.00
CBC lab work: $171.00.
A facilities charge for use of a room @ $2,500 an hour is immoral if not criminal.
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Chest pain swelling in abdomin
Amount: $7,029.00
Posted by: Cindy frustrated in Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO.Posted: May 1st, 2019 01:05PM
Medical Center: Memorial hospital colorado springsCondition: Chest pains swelling
Tests or Treatment Required: X-ray EKG 3 blood test
I was in the hall way all evening took me in a room for a very short time long enough to get insurance info and Dr... Came in room said didn't find anything... As I was trying to ask question his phone rang he never came back. The nurse came back to release me. Went back to my Dr. Office told him I was still not feeling well he did some swelling tests my #'s should have been 14 and 6 it was over 300 and over 250. What's the point of going to ER if they won't/ can't help you extremely frustrated
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Possible kidney stone
Amount: $4,089.00
Posted by: Kidney Stones are Hell in Warren, AR.Posted: April 9th, 2019 12:04PM
Medical Center: Bradley County Memorial HospitalCondition: Severe pain
Tests or Treatment Required: CT scan, IV fluids, blood work
I just moved to Arkansas and new job but no insurance yet. There was no discount, no payment plan. This was my first kidney stone so I really had no idea what was happening. After 3 hours of waiting, finally the scan, then they gave me fluids. I never saw a doctor (but charged $2,020. for one). However he did poke his head in to say nothing showed up on the scan, you are free to go home now (while smiling). I was crying and in pain. They unhooked the 20 minutes worth of IV fluids that I was billed $409.oo for. Pain rx was supposed to be in IV, but I did not have it long enough for any relief. All that with no diagnosis, No prescription for pain. No solution. Just bye. Very uncaring and unprofessional
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3 broken ribs,sore back
Amount: $3,158.00
Posted by: Byron king in Wynnewood, PA.Posted: February 24th, 2019 07:02PM
Medical Center: Lankenau medical centerCondition: 3 broken ribs
Tests or Treatment Required: Chest x-ray,iv fluids showed 3 broken r
Upon my observation the Injured parts hurts is usually swollen and may be bruised distorted bent,or out of place due to the hard hit he took during the football game we was able to determine the ligament was torn these structure given the body it's form, make it stable, and enable it to move treatment depends on the type and severity of the fracture it will take about 6 to 8 weeks to heal.
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