TIME Magazine: “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us”

TIME Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Charges for blood and lab tests amounted to more than $15,000; with Medicare, they would have cost a few hundred dollars

It’s becoming obvious that mHealth will create a patient centric healthcare model that will open up patient access to data but I wonder if in the US healthcare system the major impact of this might just come from the transparency it will bring to billing and the impact this will make on the costs of care.

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