So why have cost gone up even with tort reform? Are doctors any different then us normal human beings? After all as Dick Armey said, “If you can not make a profit from something then it offers no value.”

"There’s a lot of money to be made in owning imaging machines," said Dr. Richard Strax, president of the Texas Radiological Society. "You can buy a relatively inexpensive second- or third-hand MRI machine for a few hundred thousand dollars and make millions on it."