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Experts: One size should not fit all when it comes to our out-of-pocket health care costs

(University of Michigan Health System) Rather than charging all patients the same amount for every doctor visit and prescription drug, out-of-pocket costs should be based on how much a specific clinical service could improve a person's health, say two experts who have studied the impact of cost on hearth, and propose specific ways to change policies to achieve this.
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