Say you’re shopping for a new computer or a new car, and you want to get the best price. Within a matter of minutes on Google, you would have a pretty good idea of the price range for the product you want.
But in health care? Forget it.
That’s why KQED, KPCC in Los Angeles and ClearHealthCosts.com have teamed up — to shine light on health care costs. In June, we launched PriceCheck a community-created guide to health costs. Since no database yet exists where consumers can easily look up costs, we’re commencing the work of creating one.B ut we need your help. Check out the form below and share what you paid. If your insurer paid for some of all of the procedure, you’ll need their explanation of benefits. Right now we’re focused on back MRIs, but our form can accept all shares.Related