How much does childbirth cost? Or an MRI? Our hospital data

How much does childbirth cost? Or an MRI? Our hospital data

How much does childbirth  cost? How much does an MRI cost? Gall bladder surgery, arthroscopy? Today we’re rolling out our database of cash or self-pay hospital prices. While we’ve been collecting pricing for modest “shoppable” procedures since our founding in early 2011, we are now launching a separate database of cash or self-pay prices for more expensive, […]

Health cost transparency: Hospitals in the U.K. list prices

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Health cost transparency: Hospitals in the U.K. list prices

Summary: Insured? Pay for yourself? On the National Health Service? Hospitals in the United Kingdom have been relatively forthcoming about listing prices. Gall bladder surgery in Cambridge, we learned, will set us back 5,130 pounds all in ($8,614 at the current exchange rate), at a Nuffield Hospitals facility. At the Hospital Corporation of America hospitals […]