Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online by newguy in news

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Wow imagine having access to prices before buying the product. You could actually do comparison shopping! This just makes sense. The ambiguity of pricing in US hospitals is corrupt, and has to do with their relationships to the insurance companies, who negotiate the prices. It's such a broken system.

This won't fix it for everyone, but it will at least fix it for medicare patients.

Metro sex-trafficking sting rescues nearly 160 children: “A sting on the sex-trafficking trade in metro Atlanta netted dozens of arrests and the rescue of dozens of children forced into sexual servitude, the FBI announced this week.” by magnora7 in pedogate

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This is being ignored by CNN, despite it being huge news. They're too busy talking about Rosanne tweets or some such nonsense. Is CNN covering this up?

Alabama Sheriff Legally Took $750,000 Meant To Feed Inmates, Bought Beach House by f00f in LateStageCapitalism

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Nice. This guy should be convicted of treason or something