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Hospitals Are Not Required to Tell You Their Prices Until They Send the Bill

What does birth cost? Hard to tell. Hospitals are not required to reveal their prices, often keeping them a secret until they send you the [...]

What does birth cost? Hard to tell. Hospitals are not required to reveal their prices, often keeping them a secret until they send you the bill. And once you know how much the hospital charges, you may not find out how much Medicaid covers, or even how much insurance covers for people who are insured. Patients want to make good choices on health care, but aren’t able to find out costs or the quality of service.

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Publication Date: 01/12/2012
Source: The New York Times
Author: Frank Lalli
Publication Date: 08/07/2013
Source: The New York Times
Author: Gina Kolata
Publication Date: 7/8/13
Source: New York Times
Author: Gina Kolata