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What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

Update: 2019-02-2024
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In the US, the very same blood test can cost $19 at one clinic and $522 at another clinic just blocks away -- and nobody knows the difference until they get a bill weeks later. Journalist Jeanne Pinder says it doesn't have to be this way. She's built a platform that crowdsources the true costs of medical procedures and makes the data public, revealing the secrets of health care pricing. Learn how knowing what stuff costs in advance could make us healthier, save us money -- and help fix a broken system.
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cxmillison

i pray for a quick resolution to this goliath of a problem in our country... these shady, predatory, & curiously legal practices ruin thousand of lives year after year... i for one am sick of witnessing & personally experiencing the manipulation. 馃槥 the ill & the suffering are people too. our "civilized" society treats them as 'less than' & allows for such abuses of power as these. a bout of poor health should not have the ability to bankrupt a previously financially stable individual, to tear apart families out of stress, or to endebt anybody for the rest of their lives. something needs to change, & i hope one day soon 'we the people' can gain the information necessary to begin to alter the path of the current inertia of this massive malignant force.

May 19th
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my.android. Mfz

crazy US medical bills

Feb 23rd
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What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

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