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Pediatric Trauma

When a child is injured, you expect the experts to take them to the right hospital. But dozens of children across Florida are being taken to trauma centers that are not equipped to help them. It can cost them their lives.

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How HCA turned trauma into a money-maker

Getting injured in Florida has never been more expensive. Hospital Corporation of America, the nation’s largest hospital chain, is a big reason why. How one company is driving up the cost of care across the state.

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Trauma Fee

If you’re in an accident and wind up at a trauma hospital, you probably expect a big bill. But here’s a surprise: The meter is running before you see your first doctor. You could be charged as much as $33,000 just for coming through the door.

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