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What you need to know about crazy hospital prices
Southern California Public Radio

The huge disparities in prices charged by hospitals for the same procedures has generated a lot of debate. But the final price paid is never anywhere near the “sticker price.” And while most Californians don’t need to concern themselves with the list price – because their insurance provider negotiates the actual price – there are is a small number of uninsured and underinsured people at certain income levels who do need to negotiate the best deal possible for their hospital’s services.