That is what they billed my insurance company. He was in for pneumonia and needed to stay because he had serious breathing problems. He was seen by a doctor once a day, and most of the days he received breathing treatments and was on oxygen. I noticed that my insurance company paid them 20k, which is about what is expected as they never pay the full amount.. It is just unbelievable how much health care costs here. We will probably have to pay about 1000 of that bill as we have a high daily co pay for hospital visits. His ER visit was for one day and that was covered in full. Our premiums are over 1000 a month(for the family) and that is the best plan they have. I told dh that it was a good thing our plan was decent, otherwise we would be paying out a lot more. We have health issues in this family , including our dd, and it is scary to think how easily one can go into a lifetime of debt with one illness.