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How to Correct Hospital Bill Errors: Billing Errors for Medical Care Land Patients in Serious Debt

Billing errors for medical care are notoriously difficult for the layman to identify. Hospitals keep detailed records of what room costs, medical treatment, drugs and professional assistance a patient has received during their stay. The majority of mistakes occur when the bill is being quantified; most are simple calculation errors and omitances. There is a fundamental requirement that the patient asks for a copy of their hospital treatment record in order that a comparison can be made to determine whether the medical costs shown in the final bill are in fact accurate.