How to Lower Your Medical Bills

Insurance companies aren't the only ones who can negotiate lower prices for medical bills; patients can too. Only 31 percent of Americans have tried to negotiate the price of medical bills, a survey by Consumer Reports National Research Center found. But of those who tried, 93 percent have been successful at least once, and more than a third saved over $100. U.S. News's Emily Brandon writes today about five ways you can lower those hefty bills.

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Insurance companies aren't the only ones who can negotiate lower prices for medical bills; patients can too. Only 31 percent of Americans have tried to negotiate the price of medical bills, a survey by Consumer Reports National Research Center found. But of those who tried, 93 percent have been successful at least once, and more than a third saved over $100. U.S. News's Emily Brandon writes today about five ways you can lower those hefty bills.