curlypearl, you should avoid the current Time magazine article about medical costs.

I’ve only read the first of several pages of it and it already has me seeing red.

The upshot, from the article:
“Recchi’s bill and six others examined line by line for this article offer a closeup window into what happens when powerless buyers — whether they are people like Recchi or big health-insurance companies — meet sellers in what is the ultimate seller’s market.”