Update # I apology for losing my cool with the woman in billing as she does not determine the costs.
Their billing is outrageous and we have no rights to dispute charges, it's just is what they say! $13,600 plus dollars for radiology work and an EKG for what turned out to be anxiety; as I was concerned it was more and wanted my husband to be checked out after complaining at work about some minor pain when breathing. He was not in major distress but I was concerned and convinced him to get checked out after his work shift. He was at Queen of the Valley for about there about 1 hour with our Son, and glad my husband is ok but we now have been hit by a major bill (after insurance and adjustments close to $5,000) and this just set us back financially for awhile! We also have very good insurance (and the bill ate up the entire deducetible) but this facility knows how to take advantage! Really wrong. I am happy to have changed to Kaiser as one false step with Queen of the Valley as our Provider for emergencies and we will end up in financial crisis. :( I am very upset, something just feels wrong about the astronomical charge.