Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 11, 2015
Jun 11, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 11, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, June 11, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about how the outbreak of MERS influenced macroeconomic policy in South Korea. More on that. Plus, the ACA made it illegal to deny someone health insurance based on a preexisting condition. But a recent New England Journal of Medicine reports that insurers are using drug pricing tiers to discriminate against patients with some preexisting conditions.

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Advocates say insurers are driving away sick customers

Jun 11, 2015
It's a practice that's being called "adverse tiering."

The virtual doctor will see you now

Jun 11, 2015
Walgreens customers will be able to access doctors through a mobile app.

Another Costco bonus for members: discount cars

Jun 11, 2015
Costco earns most of its revenue from member fees for helping members find bargains.

PODCAST: Costco cars

Jun 11, 2015
Retail sales, Costco Cars, and the Mexican midterm elections.

Airing on Thursday, June 11, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about how the outbreak of MERS influenced macroeconomic policy in South Korea. More on that. Plus, the ACA made it illegal to deny someone health insurance based on a preexisting condition. But a recent New England Journal of Medicine reports that insurers are using drug pricing tiers to discriminate against patients with some preexisting conditions.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC