New hospital price data released for South Florida, nation
from Miami Herald
The department's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services analyzed charges and payments for the 100 most common inpatient procedures covered by Medicare at more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals during the 2012 fiscal year. By making public the wildly varying prices for the same medical procedures — even among hospitals located in the same geographic market — the Obama administration said it hoped to increase transparency from healthcare providers and give consumers the tools to be smarter shoppers for medical care.
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