Medicare: Big Cost Differences at Area Hospitals

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KANSAS CITY, MO - The federal government is publicizing the cost of care for Medicare patients at each hospital in hopes of cutting down on excess care and improving efficiency.

FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean says in the Kansas City area there's a wide difference between the hospital with the lowest average cost and the one with the highest.

Click here for a listing of the average cost at each hospital in the Kansas City region.

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