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New York-Presbyterian faces backlash on pricing at council hearing

Crain’s New York (Health Pulse)
November 20, 2018

Members of the City Council examined disparities in prices among city hospitals on Monday, focusing on New York-Presbyterian as the poster child for overly expensive care.

“Because of its size, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and its vast network have significant market leverage and, in the past, has been able to dictate its reimbursement. These outlier rates reflect this practice,” a spokesman for the state Conference of Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans said in a statement.

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