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Healthcare is expensive - Gee I wonder why

Just got my bill from my daughters surgery over the holidays. it wasn’t a small bill. Insurance paid for most of it because we had met our deductible and hit our out of pocket max...which we would have anyway...but it is still a shock to see it itemized.

I wasn’t surprised to see the OR fees, anaesthetists fees, or anything like that, there was one line item that was half the bill.

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1ML [special solution only provided by one pharma company] - $9570

1...Mililiter.

The best part? It’s basically just sugar gel. Seriously.

This 1 ML

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cost 2x as much as the OR fees. TWICE! I only needed 1ml, most need 2-3 and some need 2-3 two or more times!

I realize that the FDA makes bringing new drugs to market expensive but cmon! Like I said they probably sell 20,000 units of this stuff annually. You’re telling me that it cost 191 MILLION dollars to bring to market sugar gel?

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Speaking of improbably numbers, this post is well over 300 likes, which...why? I mean I meant to be funny but it wasn’t THAT funny.

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