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Some Hospitals Set Charges at More Than 10 Times their Costs

Despite increasing scrutiny on hospital pricing practices, some U.S. hospitals are charging more than 10 times their cost, or nearly $1200 for every $100 of their total costs, according to new data released by National Nurses United (NNU) and the … finish reading Some Hospitals Set Charges at More Than 10 Times their Costs

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Setting Price Caps on Surgeries Doesn’t Always Generate Healthcare Savings: Study

Despite successfully setting price caps on hip and knee replacements in California, reference pricing’s potential to generate healthcare savings hasn’t materialized, according to a qualitative study by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) for the nonpartisan, nonprofit National … finish reading Setting Price Caps on Surgeries Doesn’t Always Generate Healthcare Savings: Study

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