Part of the problem, some say, is that when someone is ill, they simply cannot shop around for the best health care prices.
Urine drug tests have gone from costing Colorado's Medicaid program $50,000 a month to $1 million.
As the stock price of the country's largest operator of freestanding emergency rooms continues to tumble, the company's Colorado partner said Tuesday it remains committed to the "long-term success" of the two hospitals and 17 freestanding emergency rooms the two jointly own.
The hospitals don’t really want to talk to us on camera.
Apparently the light snacks and semi-cool bottles of water weren’t enough to bring in hospitals after our interview requests.
Citing facility charges that can sometimes top $6,000, a federal lawsuit with Colorado ties seeks to challenge the billing practices of the country’s largest operator of freestanding emergency rooms.
We messed up. We’re totally willing to fess up to it.
3 countries. 5 states. 36+ children. And about a 10% chance of inheriting the mental illness from the sperm donor that gave them life.
A 9Wants to Know investigation has found doctors who work inside University of Colorado Hospital's chain of freestanding emergency rooms remain "out of network" with most insurance companies more than a year after the state's medical giant partnered with a Texas-based company to operate the ERs.
A 30-year-old law designed to protect patients dealing with emergent medical conditions has become yet another barrier to medical-cost transparency, according to an investigation by 9Wants to Know.