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Subject:  Time cover story: why medical costs are rising Date:  2/23/2013  11:55 AM
Author:  CCinOC Number:  672740 of 840941

Simple lab work done during a few days in the hospital can cost more than a car. A trip to the emergency room for chest pains that turn out to be indigestion brings a bill that can exceed the price of a semester at college. When we debate health care policy in America, we seem to jump right to the issue of who should pay the bills, blowing past what should be the first question: Why exact