CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 2012
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(Studio: Jon LaPook) A study finding that the price for medical procedures can vary widely depending on the hospital examined; figures showing the variation in costs for an appendectomy at California hospitals cited. [Appendicitis patient Jamie BIRDWELL- comments.] [Study author Dr. Renee HSIA- says there is no guideline or reference pricing of how hospitals come up with what a charge is.]
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