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50% in Four Years – The Increase in Surgical Admissions

According to a recent report, the average price of a surgical admission for a child in 2010 was $35,423, but by 2014 it had risen to $53,372 – a more than 50% price increase. Source: “Higher Prices for Children’s Health Care Drove Spending Growth in 2014, While Use of Services Declined,” Health Care Cost Institute Press Release, May 16, 2016, http://www.healthcostinstitute.org/news-and-events/higher-prices-children%E2%80%99s-health-care-drove-spending-growth-2014-while-use-services-d

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