Cost Control Over time. the price-reduction plan will save the state’s health care consumers more than $1 billion, IU Health officials said. (Photo: Shutterstock)

IU Health, the largest hospital system in Indiana, has announced that it will strive to reduce fees to be in line with the national average by 2025.

Indiana’s hospitals have been criticized for their pricing and charging more than what peers in other states charge. A study by the Rand Corporation found that Indiana hospitals charge on average three times what Medicare does.

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