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posted: 4/12/2014 5:01 AM

Sticker shock after daughter's ER visit

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I am writing in total disbelief about bills I received from a hospital for my college daughter who was complaining of chest pains in the middle of the night. We sent her to the ER near her school. I am reading the cost of this ER visit as over $8,000.

Luckily nothing was wrong with my daughter but I might need to go to the ER after seeing these bills. I thought this was very interesting with all the affordable health care talk in the news lately.

Karen Morgan

Arlington Heights

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