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Interactive graphic: Sacramento region health procedure costs
Sacramento Bee

The average amount charged for common procedures varies widely by hospital, according to data released by the federal government Wednesday for hospitals serving Medicare patients. Here are the average charges for hospitals in the Sacramento region for the 100 most common treatments in 2011. Public and private insurers pay lower negotiated rates, shown below as “average payments.”

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