The $48,000 allergy test — a lot of scratch The $48,000 allergy test — a lot of scratch
Janet Winston’s  Stanford-affiliated doctor had warned her that the extensive allergy skin-patch testing she needed might be expensive, Winston said, but she wasn’t too... The $48,000 allergy test — a lot of scratch

Janet Winston’s  Stanford-affiliated doctor had warned her that the extensive allergy skin-patch testing she needed might be expensive, Winston said, but she wasn’t too worried. After all, Stanford was an in-network provider for her insurer — and her insurance, one of her benefits as an employee of the state of California, always had been reliable.


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