Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Flip Side of Shopping Solely By Price

Health care reporter Sarah Kliff decided to go with the least expensive MRI scan to check for a stress fracture in her foot.

Her conclusion: "I didn't think I was making any trade-off when I chose a cheaper MRI. Now I know that isn't true."

(See earlier piece, "NPR: Pay Patients, Save Money".)