00:00:00
/
00:00:00
 
Press Play to start audio

April 01, 2013

munch_det_syke_barn_1896.jpg

'The Sick Child' painting by Edvard Munch
'The Sick Child' by Edvard Munch
Credit
Wikimedia

The $400 Tylenol Pill, And How To Get A Better Price

Produced by

The next time you get an outrageous hospital bill, don’t get worked up. Take a breath and negotiate. For a good strategy, listen to Pat Palmer, who knows how to land the best price for services rendered. And she’s seen it all: from $400 bills for a single Tylenol, to a teddy bear masquerading as a very expensive “cough support device.” Pat, who has worked for an insurance company, shares her tricks for finding savings in the fine print of a hospital bill.

Music

"Hold On" by SBTRKT

Tagged with
and

You might also like…

More from The $400 Tylenol Pill, And How To Get A Better Price (4.1.2013)

Daily Story Update

Get daily updates and special announcements about The Story.
 

Produced by

WUNC North Carolina Public Radio 91.5 logo