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One Family's Price For Restored Health: Almost $500,000

An in-depth look at how the medical industry inflates charges for non-Medicare patients.

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CNN is doing a series of in-depth reports relating to Steve Brill's article on the incredibly crazy cost of health care. This family racked up huge medical bills, mostly because he was too young for Medicare. Had Medicare been responsible for his coverage, the bills would have been less than a tenth of the total.

The video speaks for itself...I'll just step back and let you watch it.

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