Comments for: U.S. employees to face health care sticker shock

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 10:41 a.m.

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Visit to New York City orthopedist: $223. One X-ray: $50. One follow-up magnetic resonance imaging test: $766. Total bill for checking out that aching shoulder: $1,039 – all to be paid by the patient, rather than the insurer. Health care has gone retail. Over the next …

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