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For the first time, the federal government has released the prices that hospitals for the 100 most common inpatient procedures.  The prices for a given procedure can vary by tens of thousands of dollars.


Immediately after the presidential election, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced the state would not be setting up its own health insurance exchange.

Courtesy of Scott Brunner and Ryan Barker.

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the federal health law, we’ll be hearing a lot more about one of its key aspects: Medicaid. 

Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health law has provided more clarity to the region and country. 

Much At Stake With Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling

Jun 27, 2012

As the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the federal health law, regional health leaders say much is at stake for the area’s health system and residents.

Charity Care Up At Missouri Hospitals

Jun 3, 2012
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Charity care at Missouri hospitals has been on the rise in recent years, and urban and rural hospitals are handling this increase differently.