Medical spending in Huntsville, Alabama

On the map of U.S. medical spending, Huntsville, Ala., stands out. Medicare paid doctors there more than 2 ½ times the national average for administering drugs to patients, and for several specific treatments it ranks No. 1, according to Washington Post analysis of newly released data on Medicare payments to doctors for 2012. Read related article.

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Studies, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care | Dan Keating/The Washington Post May 10, 2014
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