Where You Have Your Surgical Procedure Done Could Save You Money

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By Molly Grady

Philadelphia researchers compared outpatient surgery in a hospital and at an outside facility.

They found urological procedures cost significantly less when performed in a doctor's office or surgical center.

Doctors estimate medicare could save 66 million dollars a year if 50 percent of hospital surgeries are moved to ambulatory surgery centers.

 



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