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Senate to scrutinize hospitals on low-income patient profits and spending

Jun 19, 2018
This morning, a Senate committee checks in to see how the cuts to the so-called 340b program, which allows hospitals to buy drugs at a discount, are impacting hospitals and patients. Critics say there’s little evidence that hospitals used the savings to help patients. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Why the government believes seniors are paying $200 million more for drugs than they need to

Aug 9, 2017
Critics say a controversial program that provides hospitals with deep discounts is being abused.
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