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The way we bill people for health care services is broken and it’s time to fix it

June 23, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

A physician is billed $10,000 for a COVID-19 test by his own organization, and the insurer paid the full amount (it costs about $8 to perform the test). A nurse’s […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Never pay the first bill: Investigating the high cost of health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Marshall Allen. He has investigated the health care industry for 15 years, […]

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Hospitals and charity: Is there still a connection?

May 12, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Hospitals are established on a foundation of caring. They offer a setting to perform medical procedures, deliver babies and help patients recover from illness and injury. Their 19th century mission […]

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Medical debt: Addressing a problem that shouldn’t exist

October 28, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

High-income countries can offer state-of-the-art medical technology, but treatment can be expensive. The patient’s contribution to the cost of medical treatment can quickly outpace their ability to pay, particularly in […]

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Surprise – You have a medical bill you didn’t expect

September 10, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Nobody likes surprises when it comes to their health.  We don’t want to be surprised by a diagnosis that we did not expect or treatment that we did not anticipate, […]