Little Items that Add Up!

The following hospital chart reveals that little things can add up fast on your hospital bill.

  • Marking pen      Use:To mark the right body part for surgery    Charge to patient $17.50
  • Cuff ,BP Adult   Use of blood pressure cuff                                        Charge $20
  • Oral DMIN.FEE Charge for nurse to hand your medicine taken by mouth :Charge $87.50
  • Pulse Oximeter Pieces put on finger to measure oxygen              Charge $100
  • Warmer Air Blanket Sometimes listed as Bair Hugger                 Charge $113

Source: Pat Palmer,Medical Advocates of America

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