Description: From IV bags to chest tubes, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why even basic medical equipment adds thousands to your medical bill.
Source: CNNMoney.com – video report
Date: June 28, 2012
Questions for Discussions:
- Summarize the way hospitals allocate costs in order to cover all operating expenses.
- Is this a form of insurance?
- What would be a fairer way to allocate charges for services and products used by uninsured patients?
- Is there a technological solution that can help in this environment?