It’s hard to fathom that cash only health care really can work. Our generation has never really known any other way of paying for our non-catastrophic health care other than via health insurance. But there is a different way, and it’s time for us to open our minds to a different way. Cash pay health care can be and is affordable. Just look through the affordable health care links on the right hand side of this site for plenty of examples. Listen to the following podcast interview with Dr Keith Smith of The Surgery Center of Oklahoma for more details.
Great news! There is now a direct pay radiology facility in Minneapolis. See fee schedule here.
“For a patient with an $11,000 family deductible, for example, it might make more sense to seek out a cash-based center like the Premier Medical Imaging facility in Minneapolis, which offers a basic MRI for $499, than to cough up the several thousand dollars”
This article says it all…