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Observer Series Examines Hospital Profits

This week, the Charlotte Observer has run a series on the region's hospitals called Prognosis: Profits. The series examined the markups hospitals charge for drugs and some procedures, how much money they make, and whether they provide enough charitable care in return for the tax benefits they receive. WFAE's Marshall Terry speaks to two of the reporters for the series, Ames Alexander and Karen Garloch. Listen