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Milliman Health Cost Study: Facilities Outmuscle Physicians

The hospital that houses this operating room might be making out better than the surgeon. (AP Photo/University of Chicago Medical Center, Bruce Powell)
The hospital that houses this operating room might be making out better than the surgeon. (AP Photo/University of Chicago Medical Center, Bruce Powell)

Hospitals and outpatient facilities seem to be doing a significantly better job at bargaining for higher rates from employer-sponsored health plans than physicians are this year.

Analysts at Milliman Inc., Seattle, have published data supporting that conclusion in their 2012 Milliman Medical Index report. 

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