Study: Hospitals Charge Higher Drug Prices A study released by the California Nurses Association finds that hospitals dramatically mark up the price of medication when they bill insurance companies for patient care. Some hospitals mark up prices by 700 percent. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.
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Study: Hospitals Charge Higher Drug Prices

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Study: Hospitals Charge Higher Drug Prices

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A study released by the California Nurses Association finds that hospitals dramatically mark up the price of medication when they bill insurance companies for patient care. Some hospitals mark up prices by 700 percent. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.