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Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?

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The US is the most expensive nation in the world in which to have a baby – and it may factor into thousands of bankruptcies each year

Stella Apo Osae-Cwum and her husband did everything by the book. They went to a hospital covered by insurance, saw an obstetrician in their plan, but when her three sons – triplets – were born prematurely, bills started rolling in.

The hospital charged her family $877,000 in total.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/16/why-does-it-cost-32093-just-to-give-birth-in-america