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Air Methods' helicopter in Pocola, Okla. The company owns five other Oklahoma bases under the Tulsa Life Flight brand that it bought in 2009. Jackie Fortier/ StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth?

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The Justice Department has ended the $61 million contract for 2020 census forms that the U.S. Government Publishing Office awarded to the now-bankrupt printing company Cenveo, which has already produced materials for this year's census test run. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Bankrupt Contractor Will Get $5.5 Million For Not Printing 2020 Census Forms

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Workers sort NECCO Wafers at the New England Confectionery Co. in Revere, Mass. The Ohio-based Spangler Candy Company made the winning bid for NECCO, which filed for bankruptcy in early April. Scott Eisen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Contreras-Sweet, former Small Business Administration Administrator, leads an investor group that is buying The Weinstein Co. Paul Morigi/Paul Morigi/Invision/AP hide caption

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The Weinstein Co. says it will file for bankruptcy after plans for a sale fell apart. The ongoing legal ramifications from alleged sexual misconduct by founder Harvey Weinstein, seen here in January 2017, very likely played a role in the talks' failure. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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The Toys R Us Times Square Holiday Shop held its grand opening last month in New York City. The largest U.S. toy store chain filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, but most stores are operating as usual. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Toys R Us hide caption

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Legal issues — evictions, domestic violence, or insurance claim denials, for example — all too often can cascade into problems with bad medical outcomes. Sam Edwards/Caiaimage/Getty Images hide caption

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People carry a large Puerto Rican flag as they protest looming austerity measures amid an economic crisis in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Monday. The May Day demonstrations come as the island faces a Monday deadline for reaching a deal on debt payments, or entering bankruptcy-like proceedings. Danica Coto/AP hide caption

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Barbara Radley, of Oshkosh, Wis., has diabetes, liver failure and scleroderma. Even filing for bankruptcy early last year didn't stop her financial woes, she says. The medical bills keep piling up. Jason Houge for NPR hide caption

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Medical Bills Still Take A Big Toll, Even With Insurance

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Detroit, after having billions of dollars of debt erased through bankruptcy, has emerged with a razor-thin financial cushion. Laura McDermott/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Post-Bankruptcy, A Booming Detroit Is Still Fragile

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Mendocino, Calif., lures vacationing tourists and retirees. But the lone hospital on this remote stretch of coast, in nearby Fort Bragg, is struggling financially. David McSpadden/Wikimedia hide caption

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Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

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