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Medicare

Health policy
Requests for brand name prescription drugs cost Medicare additional $1.7B in 2017
Published March 4, 2021
Opting for generic over brand name prescription drugs would save hundreds of millions a year, study finds
Health spending
Taken for a ride
Published Jan 2, 2020
Study suggests that patients are overpaying for air ambulance services because of a market failure within the industry
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
End the 'doc fix' charade
Published Jan 23, 2013
James Burdick of the School of Medicine urges Congress to stop perpetuating a dysfunctional system / The Baltimore Sun