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Business of Healthcare

More Local Competition Means Lower Hospital Bills, Study Finds

billboard for Putnam County Hospital in rural Missouri

Conventional wisdom says in bigger cities, life is just more expensive. But it turns out people who live in locations with more hospitals may be getting a (relative) break when it comes to healthcare costs. That's just one finding in an new analysis of billions of dollars in health insurance claims from across the country. Money.com has more. 

Health Care Costs More in Cities with Fewer Hospitals