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With financial incentives from the ACA, the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston signed agreements with physicians and insurers to create an accountable care organization, in hopes of reducing health care's cost in the long run. But achieving those savings takes time, say hospital officials. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

One part of the federal health law gave hospitals financial incentives to improve patient care. Some invested big to make those changes and are worried about what losing that support would mean.

With financial incentives from the ACA, the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston signed agreements with physicians and insurers to create an accountable care organization, in hopes of reducing health care's cost in the long run. But achieving those savings takes time, say hospital officials. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

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The play Roe shows Norma McCorvey, aka "Jane Roe," (Sarah Bruner) pleading with her doctor (Richard Elmore) to give her an abortion. C. Stanley Photography/Courtesy of Arena Stage hide caption

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New Play About Roe v. Wade Is A Prism For Looking At The American Divide

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The last remaining street vendor in Rising Peace Lane before new year celebrations begin sells new year's decorations and calendars. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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As Chinese New Year Approaches, Shanghai's Bustling Streets Grow Quieter

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Frauke Petry, leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party, speaks at a conference of European right-wing parties on January 21 in Koblenz, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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Populist Leader Aims 'To Change Political Situation' In Germany — And Europe

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Ed Roy, 63, and Mary Johnson-Roy, 64, were married in 2015. Both had sons die. "I'm grateful to have someone there that has experienced the same thing I have," Mary tells Ed at StoryCorps in Minneapolis. Courtesy of Brian Mogren hide caption

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In Marriage, A Bond Of Love, Loss And Light

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Opponents of abortion rights gather at the Washington Monument to hear Vice President Pence speak at the March for Life rally on Friday. Tasos Katopodis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Abortion, Goals Of Back-To-Back Marches Couldn't Be More Different

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Had it gone into effect Friday, a Federal Housing Administration fee cut would have reduced the cost of borrowing for about 1 million Americans a year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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One Of Trump's First Orders Means Home Loan Fees Won't Go Down

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