Health Care Cost - CAT SCANS - Your Daughter Skip To Time Frame: 25:30 -- after listening to the NPR promo. Doctor explains to parent why a test is unnecessary and maybe harmful, but only after parent say's "Im a lawyer" and demands 'we' do a cat scan. Do you think you know the reasoning or teh arguments made? Do you think you abuse the health care system and contribute to the costs -- one third of all costs/tests/dollars(?) are unnecessary? 391: More Is Less | This American Life More Is Less | This American Life It's a great story. the kind you won't find on FOX or ABC radio or television, because of the costs.