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Setting the record straight: separate billing doth not a scandal make

Seventh in series – Articles on out of pocket medical expenses.

The latest article in Croakey’s #OutOfPocket series addresses a poorly-understood aspect of medical billing for privately insured patients who have been in hospital.

Margaret Faux explains why receiving two bills from a doctor – one for the private health insurer and for the patient – is not necessarily an indication of shonky practice, and outlines other situations in which separate billing might legitimately occur.

Read the full article here.

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