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Unfortunately insurance is not designed for a $50 to $200 physical. Insurance is designed for “catastrophic or significant loss”. This idea that insurance should pay even the most basic of costs is part of the reason our healthcare industry has some of the inflationary challenges it has.

The idea is not that one skip physicals or medial treatment but that individuals have a vested interest in their health overall and healthcare expenses.

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