map-marker Raeford, North Carolina

Bloated billing practices for profit

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It use to be Hospitals were non profit. Now they come after you without telling you prices before the services. They inflate their billing for profit. Its a shame and in most cases its illegal now. After the fact, they didnt give you an opportunity to know the charges.
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  • Violating the fcra
  • Billing
  • Illegal collection reporting

Preferred solution: I’m suing them and have retained counsel. What they are doing is illegal and violates the FCRA.

User's recommendation: Go somewhere else where the bottom line doesn’t drive healthcare

Thomas S Rao

Terible Service, Terrible Communication, They said they do NOT control their Doctors!

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I have been going to First Health of the Carolinas for 3 years now and the service has gotten worse not better! I refuse to go there, and would rather drive to Cape Fear Valley for better care! I went to the Emergency room at First Health in Raeford NC February after my father past away with severe stomach pains, and was told I had *** in my stomach. I was sent in an Ambulance an hour away to First Health in Pinehurst for Emergency Surgery. They did nothing but charge me almost 3,000.00 after 5 days I signed myself out and drove to UNC who had me on an operating table 2 hours latter! The Surgery was almost 60,000, and insurance paid more than half of that (I was billed 50.00). I tried to negotiate with First health stating they did nothing and charged me 3,000.00 then before they sent me a letter in the mail saying they would not help me they split the bill up to different Creditors who went after me and put it on my credit report! I have now cleared that up at additional cost to myself - Never do business with LAST HEALTH they CARE NOT FOR YOU ONLY YOUR CASH!!!
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  • Close to home
  • Terrible service

Preferred solution: Full refund

User's recommendation: Go to Cape Fear Valley or UNC for medical issues not LAST HEALTH

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