Blindsided By Medical Bills

Lifestyle

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Do you know anyone who has been BLINDSIDED by A medical bill? You are not alone. 61% of Americans have said that they have been hit by surprise medical bills.

The problem is so bad that 1/3 of Americans are afraid to seek healthcare because of the hidden costs. During this pandemic, that could be putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk.

During this pandemic, the need for price transparency has never been more important. Cynthia Fisher is the Founder of PatientRightsAdvocate.org and she is dedicated to bringing system-wide price transparency to healthcare, so patients aren’t blindsided by unexpected medical bills.

With more Americans undergoing treatment for coronavirus and facing unemployment and economic hardship, Fisher breaks down medical costs.

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