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AHIP: Hospital Inpatient Pricing Up Sharply
Health Leaders Media

Prices for inpatient hospital care rose 8.2% between 2008 and 2010, with wide price and cost growth fluctuations recorded across states and localities over the timeframe, according to a study by America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Even after adjusting for more numerous or complex procedures performed per admission, prices climbed sharply for most types of hospitalizations.