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Sunday, April 30, 2017

A Comparison of Local Real Health Care Costs


Normal newborn: A - $2,177, B - $4,629

Vaginal delivery: A - $5,431, B - $10,486

Knee Replacement: A - $33,245, B - $39,935

Pneumonia: A - $12,287, B - $18,933

Cesarean: A - $14,286, B - $27,096

Heart failure: A - $12,147, B - $18,389

Blood infection: A - $17,487, B - $23,111

Hip replacement: A - $35,107, B - $39,668

Heart abnormality: A - $8,741, B - $14,584


I worked for many years at Hospital B and Hospital A is currently owned by another Health Care System. These are some examples.