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Ohio hospital groups push to overturn price disclosure law

Opponents say that if the law takes effect, patients could end up waiting hours or days for price estimates before getting services such as X-rays. Healthcare groups in Ohio have filed a lawsuit against the state to block a new law that would make it mandatory for patients to be given price disclosures before they... Read More »

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Opponents say that if the law takes effect, patients could end up waiting hours or days for price estimates before getting services such as X-rays. Healthcare groups in Ohio have filed a lawsuit against the state to block a new law that would make it mandatory for patients to be given price disclosures before they… Read More »

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Chargemaster Still a Revenue Engine for Hospitals

Hospitals continue to use chargemaster updates to maximize revenue from commercial and self-pay patients, researchers find. Hospitals charged more than 20 times their actual costs for some services, including CT scans and anesthesiology services, according to research from two Johns Hopkins researchers which was published recently in Health Affairs. The study authors refuted the belief,... Read More »

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Hospitals continue to use chargemaster updates to maximize revenue from commercial and self-pay patients, researchers find. Hospitals charged more than 20 times their actual costs for some services, including CT scans and anesthesiology services, according to research from two Johns Hopkins researchers which was published recently in Health Affairs. The study authors refuted the belief,… Read More »

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