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Transparency Health Care Prices in Virginia


Description

These reports offer information for consumers on the health care costs of various services provided by doctors, emergency rooms, hospitals, diagnostic centers, and surgical centers. The reports show the average dollar amount health insurance companies allow for 31 health care services. Patients can use this information to compare prices before they get care.

The guide includes reports in the following areas:
  • Preventive health
  • Emergency room visits
  • Imaging services
  • Radiology/other
  • Surgical procedures
  • Maternity
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.vhi.org/health_care_prices.asp

Developer

Virginia Health Information

Funding Sources

Virginia Health Information


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 01/2008
  • Original Summary: 11/2009
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Last updated: February 17, 2010.