The U.S. government on May 8, 2013, released price information for
some of the most common medical procedures for the first time.
Here's what we learned:
Costs vary by state: Six states' hospital costs came in
uniformly high, while other states' costs came in either uniformly
low or average. These cost disparities have little or nothing to do
with the overall quality of the hospitals in a particular state.
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