Wait, what? Consumers say they're often getting stuck with unexpected medical bills — but many times, they can't even remember what treatment the bills were even for.

According to the Altarum Institute Survey of Consumer Health Care Opinions, 4 out of 10 people received unexpected medical bills, and half of them never received a good explanation for why it happened.

Additionally, 13 percent of those with unexpected medical bills, insurance didn't cover anything, leaving some consumers with the full cost of care.

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