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Hospital prices are still hard to come by (and not very useful)
Modern Healthcare

Consumers may have the legal right to get price quotes from hospitals, but that does mean it’s easy or useful when they do, according to a health policy think tank that used mock consumers to test how accessible the information is in the real world.

The mock consumers found it “difficult and frustrating” to get the price of a common and standard imaging procedure. When provided, prices were sometimes inaccurate, the Boston-based Pioneer Institute after its survey of 54 hospitals in six states.

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