TITLE

Goodbye to the Surgical Mask

AUTHOR(S)
Brill, Steven
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Time International (Asia Edition);5/20/2013, Vol. 181 Issue 19, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius released on May 8, 2013 data that reveal the list of prices of all U.S. hospitals for the 100 most common inpatient treatment services in 2011. It comments that the data release is a first step toward a new transparency in healthcare costs. The article also reveals that before the data release, U.S. consumers did not know the real cost a hospital was incurring in providing healthcare.
ACCESSION #
87626136

 

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