Complaint Review: Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center Fort Walton Beach Hospital Unethical overcharging of patients Fort Walton Beach Florida
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I went to our local hospital on two different occasions this year with the last time being 9/25/2015, I had an allergic reaction to a prescripttion medication giving to me after a surgery. I was in the emergency for aprox 2 hours. Any way with that being said both times I was in the ER I was told I only owe a $400 co-pay, yesterday I recieved tow diferent bills totally over $10,000.
I called billing and spoke to a very rude agent by the name of Jodi who informed my co-pay amounts are only $200.00............... $200.00 so you lied to me and collected $400.00 each time. And then she continues to explain that I am not in a hospital that is in my network? Jodi dont you think its important to let patients know these things prior to treatment so we can decide if we should go elsewhere? I explained I couldnt afford to pay that much money she said we take payments, I said ma'am your hospital recieved money from me and my insurance and I can not pay you $10,000 for aprox 3 hours total of hospital time, I do not have that kind of money.
She then got rude and said I will pay it or they will take me to court and garnishe my check?????? Excuse me I am trying to get a reduced rate and your help Jodie and she then stated its my responsibilty!
This hospital charges an absorbent amount and and lies to you before you are discharged I was tld the $400.00 was the only amount I would owe and my fiance verified with the woman accepting payment! They lie and overcharge you and when you question them they make blatant threats to get payment!
Do not go to this hospital if you can help it!
FYI they refuse to return my phone calls
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