Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Bayonne Hospital Rates Most Expensive in U.S.?

A northern New Jersey hospital is reportedly the most expensive in the country.

Bayonne Medical Center (Facebook)

The New York Times found Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest for nearly one-quarter of the most common hospital treatments.

The newspaper analyzed Medicare bills from 2011, the most recent available. The data showed how much hospitals charged Medicare for 100 common cases.

Bayonne Medical was found to charge four times more than the national average.

Based on bills it submitted to Medicare, the newspaper found Bayonne Medical charged five times as much as other hospitals for cases of chronic lung disease.

It was also found to charge six times the national average for treating a type of stroke that has no lasting effect.

Officials of the privately held hospital did not return requests for interviews.

 

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!