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Hospital Cost Differences Looked At - Brevard, NC


July 13, 2017

The question of cost differences between Transylvania Regional Hospital and Mission Health was recently brought up in a letter by Meredith Brooks, which was published in Monday’s edition of The Transylvania Times.

In the letter, Brooks wrote that, because Transylvania Regional Hospital is classified as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Medicare reimbursement rates are higher for the hospital, resulting in high out-of-pocket expenses.

“I would respectfully warn anyone who needs an X-ray, mammogram, MRI, etc. and emergency room treatment if time allows to drive to Mission,” Brooks wro...

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