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Medical Bills: How To Manage Them And Make Sure You're Not Overcharged

On average, an MRI in the United States costs $1,119.

A trip to the hospital can be followed by confusing or unexpected medical bills. For some patients the price tag of their procedure is far greater than what they anticipated and even researched. Other times it's hard to sift through the sea of paperwork to decipher what is an actual bill.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the sometimes overwhelming process patients face when the medical bills start pouring in and how to decode the paperwork is National Patient Advocate Foundation Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Caitlin Donovan.

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