Insured woman treated at 'wrong' hospital could go bankrupt

November 13, 2014 5:25 PM

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Insured woman treated at 'wrong' hospital could go bankrupt

After suffering a heart attack that nearly killed her at age 29 last year, Megan Rothbauer would love to be celebrating being alive, not to mention planning her wedding and future family with her soon-to-be fiance.

Unfortunately for her, she was in a coma when paramedics arrived and could not ask them to take her less than half a mile further up the road from St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis., to her in-network Meriter Hospital, reports WISC-TV. Now the fully insured 30-year-old is facing more than $50,000 ...

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