You are right medicine is a business and a big ripoff from pharmaceutical companies so even on Medicare you have to pay the remaining 20% and that can be thousands out of pocket
Medicine's a business and the best feeling is not to be a customer (perpetual patient)
I hear you and agree that it's like 'one hand clapping' trying to get an estimate ahead of time and are for the most part unreliable, unidentifiable and useless.
It's all about money. The Hippocratic oath takes a back seat.
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