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Hospital’s healthcare fee causes nothing but headaches
Los Angeles Times

The arthritis in Jill Smith’s knees can make walking unbearable. So she receives injections of an expensive pain medicine called Orthovisc once or twice a year.

It’s not that Smith, 58, of Pacific Palisades, has problems with the $200 fee that her doctor at the Santa Monica Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group charges each time she comes in for her shots.