Reducing C-sections may lead to $5B in savings, report finds

01/10/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

The average cost of birth via cesarean section is 50% higher than the cost of natural delivery, according to a new report, and 33% of U.S. babies are born via C-section. Reducing the rates of C-sections to meet World Health Organization recommendations could save $5 billion in the cost of maternity care, researchers said.

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