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Subject:  Re: Want to Remain Debt Free in 2014 Date:  1/29/2014  11:25 AM
Author:  Gingko100 Number:  307760 of 312161

The real problem with going somewhere out of network is that you don't have protection against balance billing.
And often it's hard to find this out. When I had major surgery a few years ago turned out the anesthesiologist and several labs were out of network (although hospital was not). I ended up paying about $13K out of pocket when theoretically it should have been $6K max.
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