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When It Comes To Surgery, Businesses Increasingly Want Workers To Shop Around

Los Angeles Times: Companies Go Surgery Shopping
It's all part of a growing movement by employers fed up with wildly different price tags for routine operations. In response, businesses are showering workers with generous incentives — including waiving deductibles or handing out $2,500 bonuses — to steer them to these top-performing providers offering bargain prices (Terhune, 11/17).

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