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Are prudent people helpless when that happens? No, because they buy insurance and accumulate savings to protect themselves from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.

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The people who are getting these thousand (and tens of thousands dollar) "out-of-network" bills have insurance, but they've stumbled into the care of an ethically-challenged doctor or hospital administrator and gotten financially screwed as a result.

Medicare and Medicaid have regulations prohibiting this abuse. For-profit healthcare and private insurance does not.

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