In a recent Costs of Care Blog Post, a nurse writes of her experience with child birth and the lack of her understanding (even though she is in the profession) of costs associate with her care. The NICU costs associated with having her child were much higher than she could have ever expected. Read it here: http://www.costsofcare.org/a-life-lesson-in-cost-awareness/
Are there experiences where you as the clinician or administrator were seen as a patient and surprised by the costs of your care? Tell us about it.