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This is the nearly $1 million dollar medical bill ER nurse and new mother Lauren Bard received after her baby was born prematurely. Her employer, Dignity Health, tried to use a loophole to stick her with the bill.

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Lauren Bard’s baby was born nearly 3 months premature. She’d been told her health plan would pay for the newborn’s care. Then she opened the hospital bill and her body went numb. In bold block letters it said, “AMOUNT DUE: $898,984.57.”

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Lauren Bard’s baby was born premature at 26 weeks and was clinging to life. Then her employer stuck her with nearly $1 million in total unexpected medical debt.

When Lauren Bard gave birth at only 26 weeks, she didn't know her employer's health plan would only cover her newborn’s medical bills if she registered the baby within 31 days. She ended up with a bill for $898K her plan would not cover.

Lauren Bard’s baby was born premature at 26 weeks and was clinging to life. Then her employer stuck her with nearly $1 million in total unexpected medical debt.

Lauren Bard’s baby was born premature at 26 weeks and was clinging to life. Then her employer stuck her with nearly $1 million in total unexpected medical debt.

Lauren Bard’s baby was born nearly 3 months premature. She’d been told her health plan would pay for the newborn’s care. Then she opened the hospital bill and her body went numb. In bold block letters it said, “AMOUNT DUE: $898,984.57.”

Lauren Bard’s baby was born nearly 3 months premature. She’d been told her health plan would pay for the newborn’s care. Then she opened the hospital bill and her body went numb. In bold block letters it said, “AMOUNT DUE: $898,984.57.”

Lauren Bard’s baby was born premature at 26 weeks and was clinging to life. Then her employer stuck her with nearly $1 million in total unexpected medical debt.

The story of Lauren Bard and the nearly $1 million total medical tab for her premature daughter is a lesson for all parents-to-be: Find out ASAP how quickly you need to register your new baby with your health plan or risk having their coverage denied.

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NEW: Lauren Bard’s baby was born premature at 26 weeks and was clinging to life. Then her employer stuck her with nearly $1 million in total unexpected medical debt.

NEW: The hospital and her health plan administrator assured new mom Lauren Bard that her 3-month premature baby’s medical bills would be covered by her plan, so how did she end up with a bill for $898,984?

When Lauren Bard gave birth at only 26 weeks, she didn't know her employer's health plan would only cover her newborn’s medical bills if she registered the baby within 31 days. She ended up with a bill for $898K her plan would not cover.

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