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the Cost of Emergency Medical Procedures

Price 
Location 
Submitted by  
Description
$ 5000
May 2007
New York, NY
Punctured Uterus
Emergency surgeon for special circumstance  more... close row
$ 8000
Mar 2007
Iowa
car accident
Crushed by a car  more... close row
$ 9000
May 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
MRSA infection in knee
Frightening MRSA in daughter  more... close row
$ 1750
Feb 2007
Baltimore, MD
Broken toe
Foot run over by a Go-Kart  more... close row
$ 8000
Aug 2007
Lincolnton, NC
appendicitis
Emergency appendectomy needed  more... close row
$ 2250
Sep 2006
Tampa, FL
Shin cut that wouldn't quit bleeding
Bleeding just wouldn't stop  more... close row
$ 4500
Jul 2007
Warren, AR
head injury from slipping in bathtub
Son got CAT scan after faslling and hitting head  more... close row
$ 3000
Oct 2006
Warren, AR
eyelid busted open along crease
Stitches for eye area due to roughhousing  more... close row
$ 50
Nov 2007
Hackensack, NJ
broken wrist
Emergency surgery on a broken wrist  more... close row
$ 160
Feb 2006
Tampa, FL
underarm cyst
Cysts need to be lanced  more... close row
$ 17000
Oct 2008
Radfprd, VA
Gall bladder
Emergency assessment and removal at Carilion. Two years later,  more... close row
$ 1500
Jan 2008
Ashland City, TN
cramps after labor
Wonderful emergency room staff  more... close row
$ 1800
Feb 2008
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Could not get their act together....
ER for abdominal pain  more... close row
$ 8000
Apr 2007
mount Pleasant
surgeon
Emergency gallbladder removal  more... close row
$ 12000
Feb 2008
Raleigh, NC
fell down stairs
Poor quality emergency services  more... close row

Description of service

I utilized emergency services for a serious fall down the stairs. I had to have an MRI, blood work, x-rays and other various small medical tasks.


Review of Service

I was very unhappy with the quality of service that I received. I was rushed by ambulance from a fall down a flight of stairs. I fell down 15 steps and was rushed to the hospital deemed the best for spinal cord injuries in the Raleigh/Durham area. It was the worst treatment ever. It included the fact that they misread my MRI- sent me home and then called me back the following day for an emergency visit. I had serious damage to my spinal cord and had been sent home. They then charged me for the visit they called me back for. It was there fault, and I had to pay for it. I was very unhappy, and it was very bad, and I wouldn't recommend this hospital to anyone.


Tips

I reccomend that even in an emergency situation know your rights- you can go to whatever hospital it is that makes you feel comfortable. So do your research now in the event something were to happen. Know the hospitals in your area- for your sake and your families.