These days, routine emergency room trips turn into costly hospital stays more often than you’d guess. To make sure you’re prepared for your next ER visit, we’ve answered some common questions about what basic health care typically covers in emergency medical situations and how having supplemental hospital insurance can help you focus on your health, not your bills.
1 United Press International: CDC: One-fifth of Americans visit ER once a year: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/contents2018.htm?search=Emergency_department_visits Viewed September 16, 2019
2 H-cup: Statistical Brief #227: Trends in Emergency Department Visits, September, 2017: https://www.thebalance.com/average-cost-of-an-er-visit-4176166
3 Kaiser Family Foundation: Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2017: https://www.kff.org/health-costs/state-indicator/expenses-per-inpatient-day/
Features, Costs, Eligibility, Renewability, Limitations, and Exclusions are detailed in the group policy and brochure/website.