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Killer medical bills, and how we all pay the price | Moran

April Kuzas woke one morning to find her three-year-old son gasping for breath and shaking uncontrollably. She rushed him to the nearest hospital, terrified.
Her boy was fine, as it turned out. After 90 minutes in the emergency room at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, she took him home, relieved that a CAT scan showed no brain abnormalities. It was a false alarm.
Then she got her bill: $20,000.
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