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Let Inga Tell You: The most expensive Jell-o you never ate

Let Inga Tell You: The most expensive Jell-o you never ate

LET INGA TELL YOU:

Before Olof even got home from the hospital in January after his heart attack and brain injury (from falling during the heart attack), I already had my spreadsheet set up and my phone log ready. I knew from Olof's 2009 surgery that went awry that my part-time job in 2018 was going to be reconciling medical bills.

This time we were going to have bills not only for the cardiac cath lab, but for paramedics, ER services, twice-daily head CTs, never mind assorted MRIs, the cardiac ICU, the trauma ICU, laboratories, the cardiac rehab gym, cardiologists, trauma surgeons and neurosurgeons. Even the occupational therapy folks stopped by to...

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