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Health care costs

Medical markup
Study: ER patients routinely overcharged
Published May 30, 2017
'Price gouging' especially prevalent among for-profit hospitals that treat minorities, uninsured patients / Hopkins Medicine
Health care
An insurance moral hazard
Published March 15, 2017
Many people with chronic illnesses choose needlessly costly insurance plans, driving costs up for everyone, Carey Business study finds
Health care
Hidden costs and 'surprise' bills
Published Jan 17, 2017
Study: Medical costs for some specialists and in certain regions of U.S. are up to six times higher than what Medicare pays
Health care
Medical care markup
Published Sept 8, 2016
Study: Hospitals charge more than 20 times cost on some procedures to maximize revenue