Some telling findings just out regarding how people can pay drastically different amounts for their health care, even if they live within a few miles of each other.

As reported in the USA Today, “Patients pay as much as 683% more for the same medical procedures, such as MRIs or CT scans, in the same town, depending on which doctor they choose, according to a study by a national health care group.”

Change:healthcare looked at claims data from May 2010 to May 2011 for 82,000 employees of small businesses to determine price differences for several procedures: MRIs, CT scans, ultrasounds and PET scans.”

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