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They May Owe Nothing — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled | California Healthline

After reporting by KHN, NPR and CBS, Fresenius has agreed to waive a Montana man’s huge bill for out-of-network dialysis care. Source: They May Owe Nothing — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled | California Healthline

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Doctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue? | California Healthline

Amazon, along with a host of other technology companies, is working on ways to use its smart speaker devices to bring a range of health care services into your home. Source: Doctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue? | California Healthline

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Klobuchar Says D.C. Has Enough Drug Lobbyists To Double-Team Lawmakers | California Healthline

The drug industry has the biggest lobbying war chest. Source: Klobuchar Says D.C. Has Enough Drug Lobbyists To Double-Team Lawmakers | California Healthline

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GOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley And Trump’s Efforts To Cut Drug Prices | California Healthline

Even some Republicans who supported a sweeping bipartisan bill to rein in drug costs may not back it in the Senate vote. Source: GOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley And Trump’s Efforts To Cut Drug Prices | California Healthline

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Cue The Drug Price Debate | California Healthline

Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee unveiled their long-awaited proposal to try to rein in prescription drug costs, even as bipartisan leaders of the other Senate committee th… Source: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Cue The Drug Price Debate | California Healthline

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Watch: Out-Of-Network Outrage After A $540K Charge For Dialysis | California Healthline

CBS This Morning covers the highest KHN-NPR Bill of the Month yet: more than half a million dollars for just 14 weeks of kidney dialysis in Montana. Source: Watch: Out-Of-Network Outrage After A $540K Charge For Dialysis | California Healthline

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Your Go-To Guide To Decode Medical Bills | California Healthline

Kaiser Health News gives you a user-friendly toolkit to help patients understand some of the ins and outs of medical billing, what to do if you receive a surprise medical bill and things to keep in… Source: Your Go-To Guide To Decode Medical Bills | California Healthline