Hospital charges $9,000 to bandage cut finger

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Date: August 10th, 2014

finger bandageA New Jersey teacher said he was charged nearly $9,000 after he showed a cut middle finger to a hospital emergency room aide.

Baer Hanusz-Rajkowski said he went to the Bayonne Medical Center last August after he cut his finger with a hammer and thought he needed stitches. He didn’t.

Instead he was sent home after he got a tetanus shot from a nurse practitioner who also sterilized the cut, applied some antibacterial ointment to it, and put a bandage on it.

Then he got the bill: $8,200 for the emergency room visit, $180 for the shot, $242 for the bandage and $8 for the ointment, plus hundreds of dollars for the nurse practitioner.  More

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One Response to “Hospital charges $9,000 to bandage cut finger”

  1. Unkle Jackie sez Says:

    mus’ not have had Odumbo Care…lol !
    prolly had Odumbo Care but went to a “not allowed” facility !

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