Among the commercially insured, wide variation in prices have some states paying more than double what other states pay for health care, finds a new analysis from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI). The study also finds that within states, health care prices can vary threefold. The study, published today as a Web First in Health Affairs, is accompanied by HCCI’s National Chartbook of Health Care Prices—2015, which illuminates differences in prices for over 240 common medical services in 41 states and the District of Columbia.
- Some States Pay Twice the Price For Health Care, Finds New Report . Health Care Cost Institute
- National Chartbook of Health Care Prices 2015. Health Care Cost Institute
- Prices For Common Medical Services Vary Substantially Among The Commercially Insured. Health Affairs