How to save money on doctor's bills
Many consumers complain about the high cost of health care, but few of them know they can negotiate price and payment with their doctors, dentists and hospitals. Some of those who’ve done it have saved hundreds of dollars.
Angie’s List, the nation’s premier provider of consumer reviews on local doctors, dentists and service companies, found in a 2010 nationwide poll of Angie's List members that 25 percent of respondents didn't know they could negotiate their medical bills.
While some medical practices have a set payment and billing schedule, others are prepared to offer discounts and payment plans and will help patients work through the process