Periods of rain. High 67F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.. Glens Falls Hospital and every other hospital has published a list of starting prices for all medical procedures, in compliance with a new transparency law. Glens Falls Hospital and every other hospital has published a list of starting prices for all medical procedures, in compliance with a new transparency law. Glens Falls Hospital, and every other hospital in the country, on Jan. 1 published a list of prices for every medical procedure offered. They were required to by law. But the so-called “chargemaster” list does not show real prices. Instead, it shows the starting price that each hospital begins with before negotiating with health insurance companies. In other words, the prices are the worst possible scenario: most procedures should cost less in reality. You can’t just ask your health insurance company for those negotiated rates, although United Health Care offers some prices online on a “price calculator” for members only. “You could ask the provider for an estimate, but the only way you’ll really know is at the end when they bill you,” said an employee at United...