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Continued: Hospital prices show wild variations

  • Article by: JACKIE CROSBY , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 9, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Nonprofit and charitable hospitals have come under fire in recent years for charging exorbitant rates for an aspirin while paying seven-figure CEO salaries, and the data is likely to raise new questions about why there is so much variation in prices.

“Consumers are going to be in a better position to be asking hospitals how much is this procedure going to cost,” said Wendy Burt, a spokeswoman for the Minnesota Hospital Association. “So we’re all going to have to get better at that.”

Jackie Crosby • 612-673-7335

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