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The wild price variation for women’s health services
Modern Healthcare

Studies have shown that irrational prices exist in a variety of healthcare procedures—from MRIs and cholesterol tests to knee replacement surgeries and angioplasties. Now, we can add an array of women’s health services to the list.

Women with employer-sponsored health insurance living in Dallas pay from $50 to $1,045 for a mammogram, according to an analysis from Castlight Health, a publicly traded company that helps employers manage health benefits and examine healthcare prices. Dallas has the largest variation of the 179 metropolitan markets studied.