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Does my physician or the physician who is performing the procedure practice at that hospital?
Does the hospital offer the procedure or service(s) I need?
Does the hospital accept my health insurance plan?
Does my physician recommend this hospital?
Will I have out-of-pocket costs for the hospital stay?
Does the hospital have a positive reputation in the local community?
Does the hospital have a discount policy for patients without insurance?
Is the hospital accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting body, or recognized for any outstanding achievements?