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An Austin doctor got a COVID-19 test from his own company. They billed his insurance company nearly $11,000

Physicians Premier ER charged Dr. Zachary Sussman's insurance $10,984 for his COVID-19 antibody test even though Sussman worked for the chain and knows the testing materials only cost about $8. Even more surprising: The insurer paid in full.

By Marshall Allen, ProPublica
Physicians Premier Emergency Room in Austin on Aug. 31, 2020.
Dr. Zachary Sussman. His employer charged his insurance plan $10,984 for a COVID-19 antibody test.

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