Saturdays at Mercy Medical Center used to be perversely lucrative. The dialysis clinic across the street was closed on weekends. That meant the downtown Baltimore hospital would see patients with failing kidneys who should have gone to the dialysis center. So Mercy admitted them, collecting as much as $30,000 for treatment that typically costs hundreds of dollars.
Answers to the most frequent questions employees may have about the Affordable Care Act and how it might impact them.
Between 2003 and 2009, health insurance costs for Texan families rose 38 percent to an average annual premium of $13,221. Learn more about how the Affordable Care Act will impact Texas residents.