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Americans being blindsided by medical bills amid COVID-19 pandemic

FILE photo of a health care billing statement.
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Updated: Jul. 23, 2020 at 7:54 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Do you know someone who has recently been blindsided by a medical bill?

Odds are you do, considering 61% of Americans say they have experienced these costs that could lead to financial hardship.

PatientRightsAdvocate.org Founder Cynthia Fisher discusses why the need for price transparency in healthcare has never been more important amid the coronavirus crisis.

Americans being blindsided by medical bills amid COVID-19 pandemic

As Americans are being blindsided by medical bills amid COVID-19 pandemic, PatientRightsAdvocate.org Founder Cynthia Fisher discusses why the need for price transparency in healthcare has never been more important.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Thursday, July 23, 2020

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