This is what hospitals charge you to have triplets in the US

This is what hospitals charge you to have triplets in the US

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TikToker and new mom Kirsten Brown (@the_brown_triplets) spent 11 days in the hospital before giving birth to three babies at once. Because triplets are usually born with a much lower weight than single children, they often require additional care after birth.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Units specialize in helping babies born underweight or premature to develop properly. They are given extra oxygen and closely monitored to reach their target weight before they go home with their parents or guardians.

In a recent post, Kristen highlighted how much she was billed for giving birth to three babies who required NICU care, resulting in more than $1.3 million in bills not including her 11-day hospital stay before giving birth. I was..

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In the clip she says: She was just there to eat and grow.When she was born she was 2 pounds 14 ounces.

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She then walked away from the camera, showing a hospital bill on a green screen behind her. “They charged us $447,037.53 for her.” But that was only for one of her children.

“Polly was in the NICU for 32 days.

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If you can see where this is going, Polly has also been slammed with an astronomically high bill for her hospital stay: $542,785.39.

TikToker continued, “Baskyn did the same as James, except he was in the NICU for 35 days. He just needed a little extra time. So they gave us $481,261.12. I have claimed that this has not started covering my 11 days in the hospital before my baby was born.”

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Many TikTokers have provided helpful tips for “negotiating” her bill. Multiple people suggested she ask for an “iterated” bill to “drastically” reduce the amount the hospital charges her.

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Presumably because the medical facility would actually have to withdraw all services performed to her and her children and justify the amount the hospital is asking. is not obligated to submit itemized receipts.

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If you’re concerned about unpaid medical bills affecting your credit score, you should know that according to Capital One medical service providers, they rarely report unpaid bills to credit bureaus. , they may sell your debt to a debt collector to get some of their money back. If that happens, yes unfortunately your credit score will be affected.

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In fact, according to AJMC, the United States ranked last when playing against 11 developed nations. In other words, we spend more and get less. It’s like buying a new Jeep Grand Wagoneer for $100,000 when there are absurdly better options in every way.

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Bakhtawar S Usmani

I am an all-rounder in a world full of barbies! Keeper of multiple birds and cats. I may make punctuation mistakes, but they come up for turning into a crore or two extra. Thus, a well-placed crore seems a better choice for me.

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