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Hospitals May Overcharge Hip Replacement Surgery Costs

Nearly 5 million Americans have a hip replacement. A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that U.S. hospitals may be charging private insurers double the price of a typical hip replacement surgery costs.

Hip implants are the eighth most common surgical procedure in the U.S. Because they’re so common, the price increase has resulted in hundreds of millions in additional insurance claims.

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