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Insurance Companies

Employer Stuck New Mom With $898,984 Bill For Premature Baby
Lauren Bard got hit with nearly $1 million in hospital bills. Image from: Arlene Mejorado for ProPublica

Employer Stuck New Mom With $898,984 Bill For Premature Baby

Dignity Health said its employee, an ER nurse, failed to meet the deadline to add her premature newborn to its health plan, so she was responsible for the medical bills. It rejected her appeals for a year until ProPublica called.
Susan Collins Knocks Down Trump Talking Point On Insurance Company 'Bailouts'

Susan Collins Knocks Down Trump Talking Point On Insurance Company 'Bailouts'

Sen. Susan Collins on CNN's State of the Union discusses the warm welcome she received in Maine after she voted against the GOP's "skinny repeal" bill, the fact that Trump's threats won't change her vote, and knocks down the talking point that payments to subsidize low income Americans are a "bailout" for the insurance companies.