Cost of Services at Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: Cash prices for medical procedures are getting easier to find. Here’s a price listing page from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation web site, which lists prices in categories like “diagnostic imaging” and “doctors office visit.” The site explains: “The services below have drop-down menus that show charges for frequently used services provided by Palo […]

An Ohio hospital reveals prices of medical treatment in advance

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At Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg, Ohio, prices for procedures can be revealed in advance. The practice began because the hospital, halfway between Cleveland and Columbus, serves a large number of Amish patients. Amish prefer to do business on cash, and so having a price list became important, said Laura Schlabach, who has been the hospital’s […]