“That newborn babies, as separate entities, start getting charged the second they exit the womb isn’t the most counterintuitive hospital policy I’ve encountered.”

Recently, I talked to women about what it was like to be pregnant and uninsured. Shortly after my story was published, Reyhan Harmanci, an editor over at Topic, mentioned that she was billed a little over $6,000 for services rendered during her hospital stay. The bills were in her recently delivered infant?s name:


About Robert Zinn

Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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