Are Americans becoming savvier medical services shoppers or not?Well, it depends on how you look at it.

A survey from HealthMine suggests that consumers want to makesmarter choices when it comes to buying medical services,but they are having a hard time keeping up with the games insurersplay with benefits packages.

Not surprisingly, Dallas-based HealthMine, a provider of aplatform that assists in the purchase of health insurance, medicalservices, and pharmaceuticals, concludes that what consumers needare better comparison tools to guide them through the purchasingprocess.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.