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Old 02-20-2013, 02:44 PM   #155
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Originally Posted by La literatura View Post
This doesn't make sense. Think about it: why are there differences between costs for similar operations, then? Under your theory, there should be a uniform cost in the healthcare system.

The reality is that hospitals and insurance companies negotiate on payment plans. I'm sure Medicare plays a role in it, but it's one of many roles.
Because different companies will pay different rates for similar procedures in order to make a profit.
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