Big Pharma and the American healthcare system have been imposing ridiculous and arbitrary price markups for years, and now they’re using computer programs and software to calculate price markups for procedures and equipment. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Watch LIVE weekdays 6-8 pm ET. http://youtube.com/theyoungturks/live
"Ridiculous, seemingly arbitrary price markups are a defining characteristic of the $4-trillion U.S. healthcare system — and a key reason Americans pay more for treatment than anyone else in the world.
But to see price hikes of as much as 675% being imposed in real-time, automatically, by a hospital’s computer system still takes your breath away."
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