"There are two Affordable Care Acts. There's the legislation passed by Congress in 2009, and then there's the mythical Affordable Care Act – the perfidious 'government takeover' decried and demagogued by so many conservatives (and quite a few liberals). The former is quite popular, the latter gets decidedly mixed reviews."
Average Prices per Service for Inpatient Admissions: 2011
"The average price of an inpatient facility stay was $15,674 in 2011, a 5.3 percent annual increase (Appendix A). As seen in Figure 6, the highest average prices paid to a facility were for surgical admissions ($29,858, an 8.5% rise from 2010) and medical admissions ($13,023, a 5.9% increase over 2010)."
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