The average cost of C-section under insurance in Maryland is
But it should be less.

Lowest cost among listed hospitals:
Highest cost among listed hospitals:
* Based on , insurance provider data

That's a pretty big difference.

Let's talk about that.

Sometimes prices, especially inpatient facility costs, are just higher.
Not only that, the overall cost of can be higher because of .

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Average total costs by hospital:

Expected Care

The care you expect to pay for during :

Potentially Avoidable Complications

The care you don't expect to pay for during , called "Potentially Avoidable Complications":

For example, getting an infection in the hospital is a and can add as much as $20,000 to the cost of a single patient's care.

Hospital Name
Cost for care you expect to pay for
Cost for care you don't expect to pay for
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Hospitals are listed if they had a certain number of of care that took place within the specific timeframe and population studied. Read more...

Here's another way to look at

events can also be used to produce a quality performance measure for each hospital. The rate is the share of a hospital's patient that included one or more complications. Readmission rate is also a measure of quality. Read more about potentially avoidable complications and readmission rates.

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  • Each circle represents a physician, hospital, or health system
  • * Size represents the number of patients treated

Rising costs and affect everyone in Maryland.

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The Maryland Health Care Commission is providing this cost and quality information so that patients and providers are aware of how cost and quality differs among hospitals.

We know it’s not always possible to shop for medical services based on price and quality. Still, its important to know differences exist so you can advocate for change. With this information everyone in Maryland can finally join the statewide conversation that's causing providers to reduce their costs and helping patients make high value choices.

Let's make all health care costs public.

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