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Jiffy Lube Health care

There a href=”http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/cash-doctors”is an interesting article/a in the a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005N7T8?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=B00005N7T8″span style=”font-style:italic;”Weekly Standard/span/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=B00005N7T8″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / entitled, “Cash for Doctors” with the subtitle “And other ways to escape the diktats of Obamacare:” br /blockquoteOn a wall inside Dr. Brian Forrest’s medical office in a suburb of Raleigh, North Carolina, is something you won’t find in most doctors’ offices, a price list:br /br / Office visit $49br /br / Wrist splint $41br /br / Pap-smear $51.br /br /Those are the prices patients pay for the services, and they pay on the spot. Forrest doesn’t take insurance. If he did, the prices would be far higher and not nearly as transparent. He says listing prices up front is about trying to do business in a straightforward way, “like a Jiffy Lube.”/blockquotebr /br /Straight forward can be good. It often gets tiring to get bills from the doctor or hospital that are confusing, not transparent at all, and often, wrong.