People who have a cough, a blister or sunburn can go to their family doctor or treat it themselves.

But Action News Investigates has learned Pennsylvania taxpayers are spending millions of dollars treating minor ailments like those at hospital emergency rooms.

Action News Investigates has learned Pennsylvania taxpayers spent $18 million last year treating Medicaid patients for coughs at the emergency room.

Records show taxpayers shelled out $440,000 last year… Read the full story here: https://www.wtae.com/article/pennsylvania-taxpayers-spend-millions-treating-non-emergencies-at-the-er/20687216