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New public database shows hospital billing charges all over the map

May 10, 2013
  • By Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health

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Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health

Pat Skerrett is the editor of STAT's First Opinion and host of the First Opinion podcast. He is the former editor of the Harvard Health blog and former Executive Editor of Harvard Health Publishing. Before that, he was editor of … See Full Bio
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Endra Jhon
May 15, 2013

It is a good thing that a database has come up that compares the medical cost for similar kind of treatments by different hospitals. Thus we can compare the prices and then opt for the one that is beneficial to us. Treatment can be done for any sort of problem from behavioral problems like anger management to major diseases like Cancer and tumor.

When it comes to issues like anger management most people have to get treatment as part of the court order. It will be mandatory for you to seek help otherwise you might end up in jail. There are several treatment centers that offer anger management courses like Valley anger management( who offers courses all across the United States. Then there is the Ness counseling center ( in Los Angelis, Texas anger management classes in Texas etc that offers anger management courses too.

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