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Beth Israel Deaconess Affiliated Doc Group Hits Patients with Extra Fees for Accessing Emergency Services.

Patients forced to pay “After Hours Fee” for going to the emergency room --at times when visiting the doctor's office just isn't an option.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s physician group, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, which staffs the Emergency Rooms at Milton Hospital, charged a patient there an “after-hours” fee for ER visits between 10 pm and 8 am. BI’s physician group also staffs the ER’s of St. Vincent’s, Nashoba Valley, and Landmark of Rhode Island.

June 28, 2009: Sick over after-hours charge for emergency room visit

If you've received a hospital bill with an “after-hours” or other extra charges -- send us your story!

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