Sean Toohey, a grains broker at the Chicago Board of Trade, who had hip replacement surgery last summer, walks home from work Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Chicago. Routine hip replacement surgery on a ... more 
Sean Toohey, a grains broker at the Chicago Board of Trade, who had hip replacement surgery last summer, walks home from work Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Chicago. Routine hip replacement surgery on a healthy patient may cost as little as $11,000 _ or up to nearly $126,000. Toohey said he has good health insurance that covered most of the costs, and it didn't occur to him to ask about price beforehand. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By M. Spencer Green
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 5:26 PM EST