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Local Surgery Clinic Sets Transparent Pricing Standard

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North Hills Surgery Center in Fayetteville is the first freestanding multi-specialty outpatient surgery clinic in Northwest Arkansas. The center, starting this week, also claims to be the first in Arkansas to advertise the cost of all its procedures. We hear from both the medical director and lead administrator about the move to  go public.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.