Former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn said we need market forces in health care. 

"80% of the rest of our economy uses market forces," he said, in an interview with TheStreet, adding there are "moneyed interests" that don't want market forces in the health care space. 

Coburn is also a medical doctor.

"If you want to control the cost of health care in America, just introduce real economic forces - mandate price transparency," he said, stressing how important it is for consumers to know what certain medical tests costs so they can make an informed decision before they visit a health care center. 

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