News & Updates

July 25, 2023

Why doctors’ offices bill patients as if they’re in a hospital – and why that should stop. – U.S. PIRG, July 24, 2023

Did you know that the exact same procedure can be more expensive depending on where you have it done? Most people know that if they receive care in their doctor’s office or go to a lab or imaging center, rather than the hospital, they won’t be charged as much. But when a doctor’s office or lab can “pretend” it is a hospital, it can charge more.

Click here to see the full article on the U.S. PIRG website.