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Humana, the big health insurer, came visiting the other day to ask ClearHealthCosts how much an X-ray costs. They spent 8 minutes and 46 seconds reading this blog post. You can see on the screenshot here of our analytics program.

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Interestingly, they came to us via the sketchy search.

They came lots of other times too.

On Aug. 23, Humana researched prostate biopsy costs and high-deductible plans for 12 minutes 33 seconds. Here’s the screenshot.

biopsy cost questions

On Aug. 15, Humana researched medical coding for 10 minutes. Here’s the screenshot.

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On Aug. 11, Humana did some searches and investigated the ClearHealthCosts team and advisory board. Here’s the screenshot.

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On Aug. 3, Humana spent 14 minutes 41 second researching a thyroglossal duct cyst removal. Here’s the screenshot.
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On July 31, Humana spent 15 minutes 18 seconds researching hernia repairs. Here’s the screenshot.

x ray costs

Also in August, the United States Department of Justice came by 6 times (twice in July); UnitedHealthcare came by 13 times (18 in July); Cigna came 13 times (12 in July); and Aetna came by 10 times (6 in July).

HCA Healthcare, the for-profit health care chain, came 14 times in August and 9 in July.

That’s just a sampling of our visitors. 


Jeanne Pinder

Jeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded...