Healthcare billing: Why does it have to be so complicated?
March 8, 2023
When I walk into The Grocery Store and grab a diet coke and pringles, and the cashier rings up $4.00, that’s what I pay, and I pay it before leaving the Store. Same thing when I take my truck in for an oil change. I pay the posted price of the oil change and if the mechanic finds something else that needs fixing, I get a quote of what it’s going to cost before anything else is done to my truck. If I approve the repair, the work is scheduled with the mechanic and the repair gets done and then I pay the quoted price.
Not so with paying your healthcare bill. Why? Well, that’s compli...
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