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Find out how much that medical procedure actually costs.

In my op-ed in today’s News and Observer [1] I detailed a new independent nonprofit organization that lets you quickly and easily find out the costs of just about any health care service:

That’s where the new independent, nonprofit organization FAIR Health comes in. FAIR Health (fairhealthconsumer.org [2])was created to cast light on the black box that has historically surrounded health costs and insurance reimbursement. The organization does something we take for granted in almost any other industry – it provides consumers reliable cost information for specific procedures in a given geographic area.