Your Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs Need Not Be a Mystery

If you’ve ever had a serious illness or cared for someone who has, you know how quickly the medical bills can pile up: from labs, radiology clinics, pharmacies, doctors, different departments within the same hospital — some of them in your insurance network, others not. It can be extremely confusing, no matter how clever you are, to determine which bills you need to pay. If you’re sick, or have technological, cultural or language barriers — not to mention financial difficulties — navigating this maze can be especially intimidating. A California law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom last month may help you sort through a tangle of medical bills to figure ou...

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