Aurora to increase hospital prices 4.5% in 2017

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Aurora West Allis Medical Center

Aurora Health Care — Wisconsin’s largest health care system is increasing prices by 4.5 percent at hospitals.

The increase will take effect January 1st, and is slightly less than Aurora’s price increases the last two years.

Aurora executives said the increase is one way to address continuing high levels of bad debt, charity and uncompensated care and Medicaid services.

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