- don't have the right to know the cost of a service before it's rendered
- pay EXTRA for the privilege of paying cash, up-front, on "net 0" terms (which means your first bill is a collection letter)
Think about that for a minute. Would you get your car fixed that way?
The usual cop-out from the provider is that "insurance pays for it, so why do you want to know?" That's a bit of a whopper unless you have one of those gold-plated plans.