Do the math: Echo markups equal profits

 - Echo of right ventricle
Estimation of right ventricular systolic pressure by Doppler echocardiography
Source: Cardiophile MD
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It doesn’t take a mathematician to see that the cost structure for echocardiograms in the U.S. is wacky. The New York Times illustrates that price variability with an anecdote of one retired math professor whose bills for two echo exams differed by $4,100.