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[–] speedisavirus 0 points 23 points (+23|-0) ago 

Definitely. Some people already do price shop for medical procedures but it's a very small population. This even by itself can apply downward pressure on prices...

[–] Thisismyvoatusername 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

It requires time and a good bit of effort to do, though. If insurance weren’t standing in the way distorting how people shop, it would be similar to buying cars. That doesn’t apply to emergency services obviously.

[–] CuriosityOnFire 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Evil people hate their own money and thus won't bother