Health Care Providers Demand Payments Prior to Treating Patients

As health care deductibles rise, some health care providers are demanding that patients pay either a portion of their deductible, or, in some cases, their entire deductible prior to being seen or treated. Hospitals claim that, in order to survive financially, they must charge patients prior to treating them. The hospitals assert that it is much more difficult to collect on patient debts after the patients have received treatment.

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