Infographic: Physician Out-of-Network Charges

Monday, February 11th, 2013
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Some physicians who choose not to participate in health insurance networks are charging patients fees that are 10 times – and in some cases, nearly 100 times – Medicare reimbursement for the same service in the same geographic area, according to a new report from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) highlighting data collected by Dyckman & Associates.

Looking at the 30 largest states, the report found that some physicians who do not take insurance are charging patients startling fees for a wide variety of medical treatments and services illustrated in this new infographic by AHIP.

Physician Out-of-Network Charges

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