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Could knowing the price of NHS treatments help patients grasp their true value?

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If the patient doesn't have to pay for it themself then it becomes irrelevant. They don't care. Using your plastic bag analogy make them pay, at least in part, for their procedure or their consult and then it concentrates minds. Even if they get reimbursed later. Free At The Point Of Abuse is one of the problems of the NHS as well as, oddly, its main selling point.

Posted date

17 Oct 2018

Posted time

8:24pm

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