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Why are prices for medical care such a mystery?
Los Angeles Times

Ted Kamp wanted to make sure his daughter received the medical treatment she needed. That was his first priority.

His second was making sure his insurance would cover things and that he’d pay a fair price for any procedures.

The fact that this proved so difficult highlights one of the crazier aspects of the U.S. healthcare system: the inability of patients to know how much their treatment really costs.