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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 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 25, 2012 12:14AM Published Dec 25, 2012 12:13AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.