Medical Billing


ConsumerWatch: More Patients Use Crowdfunding To Pay Medical Bills

It started as a way for new businesses and artists to raise money to get their projects off the ground. Now crowdfunding is being used by medical patients to pay for their expenses.


A doctor displays a plastic spine model. (Tim Schammberger/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Billing Firm Accused Of Bilking Santa Clara Co. On Spinal Implant Costs

A company that professes to helps patients cover the cost of expensive spinal implants overbilled Santa Clara County taxpayers by tens of thousands of dollars and pocketed the profits, according to prosecutors.