In the past few months, it has become a standard for healthcare providers and advocates to monitor the amount of money spent on care by customers.

The app provides real-time data on how much patients have spent on health care items like doctor visits, hospital stays and prescription drugs.

But how exactly does it compare to traditional databases like Medi-Cal, which is used to monitor health care spending in California?

And how much do these reports include?

To find out, we talked to some of the people behind the app.