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Hospital charges vary widely for same care, new data shows
By Connie Cass and Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Posted: 05/08/2013 11:19:50 AM PDT
Updated: 05/08/2013 11:21:03 AM PDT
Hospitals charges vary widely for same care, new data shows
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hospitals within the same city sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same procedures, according to figures the government released for the first time Wednesday. The federal list sheds new light on the mystery of just how high a hospital bill might go - and whether it's cheaper to get the care somewhere else.There are vast disparities nationally. The average charges for joint replacement range from about $5,300 at an Ada, Okla., hospital to ...
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