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Planet Money on This American Life:

Chana Joffe-Walt explains why prescription drug coupons could actually be increasing how much we pay, and prevent us from even telling how much drugs cost.

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This piece originally aired on Someone Else's Money, a Planet Money/This American Life show on health insurance. Also, check out More Is Less, the TAL episode that looked at why health-care costs keep rising.

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