A surprise no one wants: Big medical bill even with coverage

A surprise no one wants: Big medical bill even with coverage

This winter's nasty flu season may smack patients with a financial side effect: surprise medical bills.People who wind up in the emergency room or need an ambulance can be blindsided by hefty, unexpected charges. This often happens after patients visit a doctor or hospital outside their insurance network so coverage was limited. Insurance deductibles that reset every January and must be paid be...