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#655: Pay Patients, Save Money

October 2nd, 2015

Episode 818 of 902 episodes

We shop around when we get a plane ticket or buy a couch. But we spend thousands of dollars on health care without shopping around. What happens if we pay patients when they choose the cheaper option?