We have medical insurance to help us pay our medical bills, like trips to the doctor, but we hope that we never really need to use that insurance for accidents or illnesses that lead to trips to the hospital.

Hospital bills can be outrageously expensive, and even with insurance, sometimes the bills are unaffordable. Have you ever seen a GoFundMe for a medical bill? We’re thinking you probably have.

Back in September 2019, Bernie Sanders asked his Twitter followers, “What’s the most absurd medical bill you have ever received?” The responses came flooding in, and many of them are very truly absurd. 

Scroll down to see 21 examples of medical bills that no average person would ever be able to afford to pay.