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Category: Health care costs

10/23/2018

When it comes to surprise medical bills, journalists largely focus on casualties and not the war

1 8/28/2018

New questions about the $3B/year robotic surgery business

2 2/27/2018

News coverage of crowdfunding appeals may help some people, but hidden costs are steep

2/1/2018

What you need to know about a Washington State report on health care waste

6 10/26/2017

Hospitals and doctors: Is their role in soaring health care costs overlooked?

9/14/2017

Podcast: Health care costs – ‘a problem hiding in plain sight’

1 9/1/2017

A $475,000 cancer drug: Wall Street sees ‘bargain’; patients see ‘completely broken’ system

4 1/4/2017

As health care costs spiral higher, hospital price increases are flying under the radar

8/23/2016

What journalists and consumers should know about the tug-of-war between biologics and generic ‘biosimilars’

1 7/5/2016

Fixing the health care system: Four facts to focus on when reading election year health policy stories