Local

May 12, 2014 8:24 PM

Medical costs vary widely at central San Joaquin Valley hospitals

With higher deductibles and larger co-payments becoming the norm in insurance plans, more patients are having to shop for health care to keep out-of-pocket costs down. Within a region or even a city, hospital charges for a medical procedure can be thousands of dollars apart.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Lloyd Pareira 01:22

Lloyd Pareira

Merced-area high schoolers Cha-Cha Slide 00:30

Merced-area high schoolers Cha-Cha Slide

Merced honors officer killed in the line of duty 01:20

Merced honors officer killed in the line of duty

Tree struck by lightning falls in Merced 00:20

Tree struck by lightning falls in Merced

DA criticizes Merced County leaders 01:00

DA criticizes Merced County leaders

Ramon Prado 01:15

Ramon Prado

Police conduct breathalyzer test in bar 00:47

Police conduct breathalyzer test in bar

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos