Our health care system
Call me crazy, but this doesn't seem like something that would happen in a rational health care system:
I'm not sure what the answer is, but this isn't it. (Hat tip to The View through the Windshield)
It began last year with Lori Mill's toenail — or rather, with Mill's $1,133 medical bill from Virginia Mason Medical Center for a 30-second office procedure on her toenail.
Mill complained about a $418 charge for "miscellaneous hospital charges." When Virginia Mason responded that it routinely adds such a "facilities charge" when patients go to its downtown clinic instead of its other clinics, she got a lawyer and sued.