A Colorado man went to the emergency room with COVID-19 symptoms. He didn’t get tested, but was sent a $3,278 bill for his visit.
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- Timothy Regan, of Denver, Colorado, was billed $3,278 after he visited the a local ER with COVID-19 symptoms.
- Regan was never administered a COVID-19 test, but was given a chest X-ray and an EKG, and a doctor told him to presume he had COVID-19.
- Regan’s insurance provider, UnitedHeathcare, is one of many insurers that are waiving COVID-19-related bills during the pandemic.
- The insurance agreed to waive Regan’s bill after learning about it through an NPR reporter.
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A Colorado man who went to an emergency room with COVID-19 symptoms says he never got a test for the virus and was sent a $3,278 hospital bill for his visit.