ER Visit For A COVID-Like Cough Stuck Man With A $3,278 Bill

Posted by on May 26, 2020 2:06 pm
Categories: US National Stories

With physician offices not seeing patients with COVID-type symptoms in April, Timothy Regan said he had little choice when Denver Health directed him first to the urgent care, then to its ER. "I felt bad, but I had been dealing with it for a while," he says.

A dad in Denver tried to do everything right when COVID-19 symptoms surfaced. But he got a surprising bill from his insurer, which had waived cost sharing for treatment of the coronavirus infection.

(Image credit: Ethan Welty for KHN)

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