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COVID-19 Linked to Financial Toll on Patients

April 27, 2023


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5-15 mins
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The article discusses a study, led by Nora Becker, M.D., Ph.D., Michigan Medicine internal medicine physician and health care researcher, that found that patients who contracted COVID-19 faced significant financial burdens in relation to their medical care. This research is supported by data that was analyzed from over 1,700 patients who were hospitalized for COVID-19 and found that more than half of them had medical bills that exceeded $10,000, with an average bill of $22,000.

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