Shop around for medical services
My wife and I have a significant co-pay on our medical insurance and had been told to "shop around" for testing and treatments.
Without naming the medical facilities, we looked into the cost of a CT scan. At one location it was $1,999, but we found another facility that offered the same test for $318. And this was not someone who told us to come around the side of their garage, it was a fine facility with all new equipment.
We had a similar experience with a blood test, that one facility charged us over …