Archive for July 17th, 2012

Health Care Reform Fees Add Up

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

“There’s just all sorts of fees,” says Tracy Watts, a partner and senior health care consultant at Mercer. “This challenge of cost is huge.”

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Higher Prices Charged By Hospitals, Other Providers, Drove Health Spending During Downturn

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

“The report shows that people with job-based insurance “are paying more and getting less”

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Surgery Prices Vary Significantly Across Hospitals

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

“For example, a Cesarean section costs $48,000 in high-priced San Mateo, while hospitals in low-priced Fresno charged less than $13,000 for the same procedure.”

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