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Employers pay hospitals billions more than Medicare

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Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Caitlin Owens
Updated May 7, 2022 - Health

The rise of health-related travel benefits

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Medicare Advantage debate rekindled by report on coverage denials

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Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios

Hospitals press for more federal aid as fortunes turn

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Caitlin Owens
Apr 19, 2022 - Health

Hospitals' massive cancer drug markups

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Pandemic's end could surge the number of uninsured kids

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Caitlin Owens
Apr 12, 2022 - Health

Biden's Band-Aid on medical debt

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Tina Reed
Apr 8, 2022 - Health

Medicare's limits on Aduhelm coverage sparks questions about future drugs

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios
Caitlin Owens
Apr 8, 2022 - Health

Affordable Care Act subsidy cliff hits Southern states hardest