Hospital and Regional Characteristics Associated with Emergency Department Facility Fee Cash Pricing


The cash prices for emergency department facility fees are associated with various hospital and regional characteristics. Principal Data Scientist Morgan Henderson, PhD, and Policy Analyst Morgane Mouslim, ScM, DVM, conducted a study published in Health Affairs that uses newly released standard charge data, now available because of a 2021 hospital price transparency regulation mandating that almost all hospitals across the country disclose previously confidential data on the prices that they charge for the items and services they provide.

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