Alison Kodjak Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak is a health policy correspondent on NPR's Science Desk.

Louisiana's New Approach To Treating Hepatitis C

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How Drug Companies Control How Their Drugs Are Covered By Medicaid

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Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

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Supreme Court Nominee May Be Hard To Pin Down On Obamacare

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Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Could Leave His Mark On Many Health Care Cases

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Why Health Insurance Premiums May Rise Next Year

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A 4-year-old Honduran girl carries a doll while walking with her immigrant mother. Both were released Sunday from federal detention in McAllen, Texas. Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Separating Kids From Their Parents Can Lead To Long-Term Health Problems

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Margarita Mills (left), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, speaks with Daniela Morales as she shops for insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store set up in the Mall of Americas, on Nov. 1, 2017, in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The Food and Drug Administration approves more than 99 percent of applications for compassionate use of experimental medicines. But supporters of a right-to-try law want a more direct approach. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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HHS Secretary Clarifies Trump Administration's Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar talked Friday about the administration's plans to lower drug prices as President Trump looked on in the White House Rose Garden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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