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Jan
28

HCCI Insulin Report Receives Extensive Media Coverage

 HCCI's recent report on trends in rising insulin prices received additional media coverage in the last week in outlets including NBC, CBS, CNN, The New York Times, The Hill, U.S. News & World Report, and USA Today. From CNN:"Congress and the Trump administration continue to push for a drug pricing plan and were given more ammunition Tuesday in the form of a report documenting t...
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Mar
19

CNN Money: $12,000 for a bee sting? Emergency room visits get even pricier

 By: Tami Luhby Sylvia Rosas decided to go to the emergency room after getting stung by a bee in her yard in Valrico, Florida. She had experienced allergic reactions in the past, but didn't have an EpiPen on hand.However, what really hurt was the $12,000 bill she received for the visit to the ER.The 53-year-old said she was seen by several doctors, who ordered thousands of dollars in blo...
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Jan
30

CNN Money: Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon want to fix health care

By: Chris Isidore Amazon is partnering with Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank, to try to address one of the nation's thorniest and priciest problems -- soaring health care costs.The three companies unveiled an as yet unnamed company to give their U.S. workers and families a better option on health insurance. The statement said the new company will be "...
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