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A guy in Colorado got a terrible hangover at his bachelor party in April, so he went to the ER . . . and wound up getting a bill for $12,460.  It turns out he went to a private ER that jacks up the prices on EVERYTHING.  He was able to negotiate the bill down to $2,593, which he says he still can’t afford.

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How a bachelor party hangover cost a Colorado man $12,000

Between 2009 and 2016, emergency room charges nearly doubled. They're rising at four times the rate of overall health care spending, according to the Health Care Cost Institute. "CBS This Morning" has partnered with Kaiser Health News and NPR on their "Bill of the Month" series, which uncovers shocking medical bills.