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Report finds comparable quality of care performance for Pennsylvania hospitals regardless of rate of medical payment

An interesting report just released by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council found that hospitals in Pennsylvania that paid most to perform cardiac bypass surgery had lengths of stays and death rates comparable to the lowest-paid hospitals. In the first report of its kind, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released hospital-specific average insurance and Medicare payments for cardiac surgery performed in the Commonwealth.