Editor's Note: All this week, in the American Morning original series "Health care – Prescription for waste," we're examining more waste in the health care system – and this time it could involve your money. Today, our Elizabeth Cohen goes shopping for health care to show you how you can save hundreds when it comes to your own medical bills. Tomorrow on American Morning, we look at one hospital's war on unnecessary and outrageously expensive procedures.
(CNN) - You might think that bargain hunting is only something worth doing in a department store or a supermarket, not a hospital. But as our senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen found out, that might not always be the case.