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Opinion: This woman was charged $143,396.66 for a breast biopsy - here's how to improve medical billing transparency

By MarketWatch  
   February 19, 2020

A few weeks ago, Perla Ni went to the Stanford Health Care hospital system for a breast biopsy. Days later she was given the procedure’s price: $143,396.66. I know everything costs more in California, but this was ridiculous. I’ve performed hundreds of those operations. They take about 45 minutes.

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