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In Miami, more hospital prices may see light of day

The Miami Herald, May 15, 2013
Once a closely-held competitive secret, hospital prices are beginning to shake loose from the grips of healthcare executives in the wake of last week's unprecedented move by the federal government to publicly share what hospitals bill Medicare for the most common diagnoses and treatments. The data dump revealed that hospitals across the country, and even in the same communities, charge the government wildly different amounts for the same care, and they receive varying reimbursements from Medicare in return.