By Caitlin Owens
April 16, 2020

Ambulance surprise bills common and large

Ground and air ambulances are frequent sources of surprise out-of-network bills, and those charges “were substantially greater than in-network prices,” according to new research published in Health Affairs.

The bottom line: Three out of every four ambulance sirens you hear right now, in the middle of a pandemic, come with an average surprise bill of $450 for the person inside, Axios’ Bob Herman writes.