Comments for: Health care prices can quadruple based on location, study says

Posted March 16, 2013, at 5:46 a.m.
Last modified March 16, 2013, at 7:33 a.m.

WASHINGTON — An ankle MRI at one doctor’s office in downtown Washington costs $400. Move about two miles northwest to another’s doctor office, and the price more than quadruples to $1,861. Head out to the Virginia suburbs, and the price jumps $300 more. This kind of price variation has become …

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