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Price Difference in Cost of MRI at Independent Center vs. Hospitals

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"So if you're wondering if you should have your MRI at the hospital or a MRI center, like Highfield OPEN MRI, you're first consideration might be cost.  This news story shows how an independent MRI center can cost you justs 1/3 of the cost of the hospital.
"Prices for identical goods and services are usually the same or very close at competing businesses. That's not the case when it comes to health care — not by a long shot. For example, in Pensacola, Fla., there are huge price disparities for MRI tests. It's not a matter of greed or poor decision-making by MRI providers or a lack of consumer awareness. For better or worse, it's the way our insurance-based health care system works."
Listen to and read the transcript from the full story by clicking here.

Story found on NPR.org, November 13, 2009

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