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Will San Francisco hospitals cut prices, as Seattle’s Swedish did?
San Francisco Business Times

Swedish Health System, one of Seattle’s largest health care providers, is slashing outpatient prices dramatically, but there’s no sign yet that San Francisco hospitals are likely to follow in its footsteps. The Puget Sound Business Journal, an affiliated publication, reported Tuesday that Swedish Health System is cutting outpatient prices by an average of 35 percent, as it works to improve efficiency and adapt to health reform.