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Datapalooza: HHS Unveils Medicare Outpatient Costs
Health Leaders Media

The Obama administration made government transparency a campaign promise and on healthcare data it is delivering in a big way. On Monday, Medicare data including estimates for average charges for 30 types of hospital outpatient procedures was released. This follows the release last month of pricing information data for the 100 most common Medicare inpatient DRGs or diagnostic related groups.