Bundled costs

‘It costs what?’

America's maternity costs are the highest in the world, according to the New York Times. From prenatal through newborn care, the average cost of an American pregnancy is $37,341, says the paper.  While the U.S. offers some of the most comprehensive care in the world, it also subjects mothers to a battery of fees for various procedures. Health care costs for delivering mothers and their children have tripled since 1996.

Read it at the New York Times

July 1, 2013 11:58 AM