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Why should I review my hospital bill?

Sometimes a careful inspection of your hospital bill will turn up mistakes or duplications which, when deducted, result in a significant savings. You may have to request an itemized bill and an explanation of some of the more difficult to interpret charges. A medical procedure or diagnosis that is not properly coded could be costing you, so be on the lookout for these. Even mistakes such as filing a claim under your maiden name instead of your married name could cause complications.

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