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Hospitals stand to lose billions under 'Medicare for All'

By The New York Times  
   April 22, 2019

For a patient’s knee replacement, Medicare will pay a hospital $17,000. The same hospital can get more than twice as much, or about $37,000, for the same surgery on a patient with private insurance. Or take another example: One hospital would get about $4,200 from Medicare for removing someone’s gallbladder.

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