Health care financing: Fifty hospitals in the US are overcharging the uninsured by 1000%

Fifty hospitals in the United States are charging uninsured consumers more than 10 times the actual cost of patient care.

All but one of the facilities are owned by for-profit entities and the largest number of hospitals — 20 — are in Florida.

The Fifty US Hospitals With The Highest Charge-To-Cost Ratios, health economics, health hospital economics, health care finance, health care financing

The hospitals with the highest markups are not in pricey neighborhoods or big cities, where the market might explain the higher prices.

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/6/922.abstract[content.healthaffairs.org]

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/why-some-hospitals-can-get-away-with-price-gouging-patients-study-finds/2015/06/08/b7f5118c-0aeb-11e5-9e39-0db921c47b93_story.html

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