May 31, 2023

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Hospital “facility fees” need to go

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As it is with many Coloradans, going to the doctor has become an anxiety-inducing event for myself and my family, not because of whatever medical needs brought us there in the first place, but because of the hidden hospital costs that don’t come to light until we receive a bill in the mail.

I’ve come to expect having to pay exorbitant prices for medical care. But not too long ago I received a medical bill that I never could have expected. 

When I brought my 3-year-old son to the doctor for a routine visit, we discussed some troubling developmental issues he was having. The doctor recommended we take him to a specialist. This was in 2021 when COVID rates were high, and I was 8 months pregnant with my daughter. It was recommended we schedule a telehealth appointment…

Brittany Tesso

2023-04-04 01:30:00

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