The prices for emergency medicine and anesthesiology services, the two most common sources of surprise medical bills, increased significantly in hospitals in recent years, a new study found, writes Fierce Healthcare. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, examines markups greater than Medicare reimbursement across 2,042 U.S. hospitals. The study looked at changes in hospital markups from 2012 to 2016 for the emergency department, anesthesiology services and internal medicine.
- Markups on Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology Services in the United States From 2012 to 2016. JAMA Internal Medicine. November 11 2019
- Fierce Healthcare: https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/hospitals-marked-up-prices-for-emergency-anesthesiology-services-study