The US is famous for massively inflated healthcare charges. Stories of $200 for a pain pill and $100 for a band-aid abound.
For example - how much does an ambulance cost? - not should … does.
It’s extraordinary. Luckily, I’m not in America - where even with insurance, the costs can rise to hundreds of thousands of US dollars out of pocket costs.
I had cause to ride in an ambulance 7 times last week … and people apologized for the high charges ….
All seven journeys came to less than half the price Of a single journey in the U.S.A.
The Hidden In Plain Sight blog was around for a year - and has now been archived here. This post/link was half-written and ready to go on the original blog - but somehow it never made it. Just catching up on the backlog!
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