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Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent. What Does This Mean for You?

Under a rule that kicked in Jan. 1, hospitals are required to make public the prices they negotiate with insurers. That’s a lot more information than was previously required, which was only the posting of “chargemasters” — the hospital-generated list prices that few consumers or health plans actually pay.

Police Blotter, December 20 - 24, 2020

Anacortes Police arrested an 18-year old in an attempted armed robbery of a store at Sharpes Corner.

Abandoned Home Destroyed by Fire

2020 12 23 AFD Structure Fire1
Dramatic flames illuminated the nighttime sky Tuesday night as fire destroyed a long-abandoned Anacortes home.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

3,725 Confirmed Skagit Cases
327 Cases in ZIP 98221

223 Hospitalizations
47 Deaths

287,031 Confirmed Cases Statewide
17,129 Hospitalizations

4,114 Deaths Statewide

Updated 8:00 pm January 23, 2021.

Our Coronavirus page is updated each morning.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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