After three months of physical therapy, her doctor told her that it was time to get an MRI. She had already paid off her annual deductible, meaning the imaging test would “only” cost her the $150 co-pay. An imaging center near where she worked charged $1500 for the test. Just two miles away, another facility would have just charged only $900 for the same test. She arranged to go to the more convenient location knowing the difference in price would be picked up by her insurance company.
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