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Conversation Continues | March 6, 2012
Health care costs are notoriously opaque, often leaving patients saddled with unexpectedly high bills and making it challenging for them to understand their expenses. To make matters more complicated, doctors, nurses and other caregivers are seldom in a position to understand how their decisions impact what patients pay for care.
The Costs of Care Teaching Value Project aims to change this by empowering caregivers with the information they need to deflate medical bills.
Originally posted on the CostsofCare blog in the post Script Writer Shares Story of Viral Hospital/Hotel Bill Video.'
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