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Do you know how much routine care costs? Some emergency department workers don't. (Photo: iStock)

Just over a third of emergency department staff on average can accurately estimate the costs of routine care they commonly treat — something that must be rectified to curb skyrocketing costs, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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