Mayor Breed, Sup. Peskin Call for S.F. General Hospital to Stop Surprise BillingMayor London Breed and Supervisor Aaron Peskin called for a temporary halt to "balance billing" at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital -- surprise bills sent to a patient when their private insurer doesn't cover the full cost of treatment.
SF Startup Cures Medical Bills Of Errors So You Don't OverpayEven when you have insurance, a surprise medical bill can really hurt. Now a San Francisco-based startup is trying to ease the pain, by scanning bills for mistakes -- and they are finding plenty.
Patients Racking Up Medical Bills Despite Affordable Care ActEven people with health insurance can still rack up significant medical debt, particularly if they get a serious illness. Now, a new service from Nerdwallet is helping steer individuals with outstanding medical debt to medical billing experts, who can help reduce those bills.
Donations To Cover Medical Costs For Teen Burned On AC Transit Bus Community members are rallying around an 18-year-old high school senior who was badly burned when someone lit his clothes on fire as he slept in the back of an AC Transit bus in Oakland on Monday evening.