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The boutique health care provider allowed patients who were not eligible — and those with connections to One Medical's leadership — to skip the coronavirus vaccine line ahead of high-risk patients. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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High-End Medical Provider Let Ineligible People Skip COVID-19 Vaccine Line

Concierge health care provider One Medical has been allowing ineligible people to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Staff questioned what they saw as inappropriate, internal documents obtained by NPR show.

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High-End Medical Provider Let Ineligible People Skip COVID-19 Vaccine Line

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