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AXIOS: 1 big thing: Hospitals’ old spending fights resurface

By Tina Reed

March 18th, 2022

Forces in New York City, California and elsewhere are leading a new push to rein in hospital prices, reviving a fight that’s been on hold for most of the pandemic, Axios’ Adriel Bettelheim writes.

Driving the news: A union health fund representing service workers in 11 states and Washington, D.C., is calling on New York State lawmakers for help and weighing whether to team up with other labor groups to gain leverage in negotiations with hospitals.