Life-Threatening Heart Attack Leaves Teacher With $108,951 Bill

Drew Calver, a high school history teacher and swim coach in Austin, Texas, had a heart attack at his home on April 2, 2017. A neighbor rushed him to the nearby emergency room at St. David

An insured Texas teacher, 44, faces a “balance bill” of almost twice his annual salary from an out-of-network hospital’s treatment of his sudden heart attack.

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