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Category Archives: my appendix
I have finally squared away my various hospital bills from last August’s appendectomy, so what follows is a discussion of the hospital charges versus what everyone involved finally got paid. Excitement! Suspense! Thrills! Chills! Horror! It’s hospital claims data! Episode … Continue reading
I still haven’t blogged my bill for having my appendix removed, because I’ve been waiting to tie down the bill itself. The hospital I chose was in-network for my health plan, but I’m getting a bill for a little under … Continue reading
“Have them take it out, it’s not even necessary“. Amidst all the appendixotic shenanigans of this year, people kept reciting this to me. “The appendix is vestigial“. “The appendix is useless“. “You don’t even need it“. Now, I’m not a … Continue reading
So, the old appendix flared up again, as of course it should. Same symptoms as before, it was evident what was coming. I left work, drove home, and prepared for my first hospital stay. (Quick reminder for the uninitiated: I … Continue reading
Well, my weekend got away from me, so I’ll settle for blogging the hospital bill I just received regarding my recent day trip to the local Emergency Room, as chronicled in Appendix Addendum. In case you missed the first post, … Continue reading