Variations in hospital Costs

posted May 14, 2013, 4:55 AM by Arockia Doss   [ updated May 15, 2013, 3:56 PM ]

A report on the disparities of inhospital costs highlights wide variations in costs for the same procedure in the United States. For example the average cost of a joint replacement ranges from US$ 5300 in a hospital in Oklahoma versus US$ 223,000 in California.