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If you head on over to our space on Forbes.com, you can read our latest blog post by Mike Bevel: Healthcare Transparency: What It Means That We’re Doing it Wrong.

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The U.S. isn’t a country built on haggling, except in rare cases and we all can spend hours talking about how awful dealing with car salespeople can be. (No offense, car salespeople. It’s not your fault you’re the worst.) Dealing with that kind of price-point opacity may be — okay, not great but at least fine when dealing with luxury items like a car (and yes: your car is a luxury item and I can explain to you why later and I know you think public transportation is unreliable and yet thousands of people use it daily to get to work and don’t you shake your head at me); but it’s inexcusable when we’re talking about something as vitally necessary as healthcare.

Visit our space on Forbes.com to read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/insidepatientfinance/

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