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The high cost of 'free'

Thursday, November 21, 2019  
Posted by: Lisa Crutchfield Barth
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Although people with insurance pay nothing when they get recommended vaccines, like the ubiquitous flu shot, many don’t realize that their insurers foot the bill — and that those companies will recoup their costs eventually. How much do those shots really cost? Speaking of costs, President Trump is continuing his push for price transparency, but hospitals are fighting back. Find out more, including why football players are saying ‘no’ to team doctors, and why your patients may be purchasing dangerous medicines over-the-counter. It's all in THE LEG.UP PODCAST or the FULL TEXT VERSION.


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