Two local hospitals, the same procedure, thousands of dollars difference in cost
WRAL compares two local hospitals performing the same procedure but charging vastly different rates. WRAL Investigates the major inconsistency in medical bills in the Triangle.
A procedure that costs $3,000 at a local hospital could cost up to 15,000 at another WRL. Data trackers breaks down the enormous and inconsistent costs for medical procedures in the triangle. for cardiac valve surgery. But for someone else, half of that nobody should go broke because they got sick. The surprising differences in prices, even within the same hospital tonight, at six on WRL. Mhm.