Their Cost = Our Information
FAIR Health is a web resource that aims to provide information about how much you can expect to pay for health care. It provides price information, but doesn’t get at cost — the amount the hospital, doctor or other provider racks up in delivering the care you are paying for. Your price and their cost are not the same.
Yet, we hear ad nauseum about bending the cost curve. But it’s more like the price curve. We can’t bend the cost curve until we know the cost. Yuri Geller didn’t bend a spoon in your kitchen drawer. It had to be in front of him for that trick to work.
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