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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/23/2014
Format: 04/23/2014


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospitals' Charges Can Vary Greatly for Similar Services

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Even a quick glance of the data released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows stark differences in what hospitals charge for essentially the same service.

If a patient had a pacemaker implanted at Allegheny General Hospital in 2011, the hospital on average charged $56,364. At UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, the average cost was $89,793.

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.


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