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Hip surgery prices hard to obtain: study
Modern Healthcare

Hip replacement surgery prices varied by more than $110,000 across the U.S.—at least, for hospitals and physician offices that provided prices when asked, a newly published survey shows. Not all hospitals surveyed provided prices, and among those that did, not all could quote the price for hospital and physician fees, and some did so only after repeated phone calls, researchers wrote in Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine online.