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AstraZeneca's Nexium was the top drug in Medicare Part D's spending on prescription medicines. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Patient perceptions have been tough to change at Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C. Joanna Serah/Wikimedia hide caption

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With Medicare Pay On The Line, Hospitals Push Harder To Please Patients

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Cleveland Clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee talks with Morgan Clay about how he should take his prescriptions when he leaves the hospital. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN/Ideastream hide caption

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NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the teaching hospitals being penalized by Medicare for its rate of medical errors. Joshua Bright/AP hide caption

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Number of providers by state who wrote at least 3,000 prescriptions for Schedule 2 controlled substances in 2012 in Medicare Part D. ProPublica/NPR hide caption

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Prolific Prescribers Of Controlled Substances Face Medicare Scrutiny

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Dr. Oliver Korshin says he's just a few years from retirement and can't afford the flurry of technology upgrades the federal government expects him to make. Annie Feidt/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors

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