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Justice Department OKs study of Cailfornia hospital costs
Sacramento Bee

The U.S. Department of Justice won’t stand in the way of a long-delayed project aimed at shining more light on California’s rising hospital costs.

That means CalPERS and some of the state’s largest health care purchasers can proceed with plans to launch an extensive study scrutinizing the cost of providing care at more than 300 hospitals statewide.