Stephanie was injured in a car accident and was rushed to the emergency room. She received stitches for a facial wound and treatment for a broken finger. Under Stephanie’s PPO plan, emergency room care at a network hospital is 70 percent covered after the member has met a $490 annual deductible. Assume that Stephanie went to a hospital within her PPO network. Her total emergency room bill was $1,440.
a. What amount did Stephanie have to pay?
b. What amount did the PPO cover?