They convince the hospitals to inflate their prices 10 - 100%. The patient pays the deductible of 10% the hospital takes that 10% and wink wink
between the insurance companies and the hospital all is still profitable... for them.
When some taxpayer who is uninsured needs something the hospital ands them the inflated bill of 900% - 9900% profit.
If you want to know what something would really cost ask a veterinarian what the same treatment would cost for your dog.
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