Marketplace for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Web site to show out-of-network costs

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has announced the development of a database and Web site that will allow consumers using doctors outside their insurers' networks to compare rates. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Internet

AARP shares position on health reform

AARP lends its name to insurance polices that it brokers and nets millions of dollars from -- and it also supports health care reform. Kai Ryssdal talks to professor James Thurber about whether or not this demonstrates a conflict of interest.
Posted In: Health

Has housing market still not hit bottom?

Home prices rose for a third straight month in August. But despite stabilizing signs, a growing number of experts are skeptical that the crashing housing market might finally have hit the bottom. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Housing

Taxes picking up tab for Amtrak losses

A Pew study released today finds that the average government subsidy on an Amtrak ticket is $32. That's four times higher than the subsidy figure Amtrak has come up with. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Travel

Climate change in our own backyards

Marketplace sustainability reporters Sam Eaton and Sarah Gardner discuss the radical changes Americans are seeing to their surroundings as temperatures rise from global warming.

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Two Kinds
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School of Seven Bells
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