Methodist in the Media

Aetna Adds Nebraska, Iowa to Cost Estimator

Published: Dec. 2, 2015

Let’s say your shoulder is messed up and you need an X-ray to get it fixed.

Among three Omaha health care providers, your out-of-pocket cost for a complete shoulder X-ray would range from $38.63 to $404.37. In Des Moines, the range for three providers is $46.85 to $552.48.

Why pay 10 to 12 times as much for the same thing?

Bob Wagner, director of revenue cycle, for Methodist Health System was featured in this Omaha World-Herald article by reporter Steve Jordon.