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US Healthcare Newsletter  |  March 5th 2015

Many of the largest insurers in the US are revealing how much they pay for medical services on a region-by-region basis to help consumers better spend their money. The nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute has unveiled the data at with information from insurers such as United Healthcare, Aetna, and Humana.

The website reveals the average local cost for 70 routine diagnoses and tests administered in most states, but does not include charges that often get marked down.

While the website is a step forward in terms of transparency, it also conceals sensitive data. Patient names have been removed.


In other news:

  • CDC looks into link between bacteria, doctors’ offices.
  • Emergency response crews investigate possible Virginia Ebola case.
  • FDA to release data from tobacco-use study.


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