New Data on Average Charges, Payments on

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<p><a href=""></a&gt; now enables users to compare what hospitals charge, on average, for some of the most common cardiac, joint-related, and other procedures—and to measure these prices against what Medicare pays hospitals. The new data are drawn from the first-ever release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of "chargemaster" data on the 100 most-billed discharge categories at 3,000 hospitals around the nation. </p><p>To get started exploring, view these featured reports: </p>
<li><a href="">Average Charges and Payments for Joint Procedures: Florida Hospitals</a> </li>
<li><a href="">Average Charges and Payments for Cardiac Procedures: North Carolina Hospitals</a></li>
<p>Also check out the <a href="">latest video demo</a> in our series demonstrating how to use filters to find and compare hospitals and regions on </p>