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How to reduce health care costs? Experts say lots of ideas, few successes

How to reduce health care costs? Experts say lots of ideas, few successes.

BOSTON — Whenever experts get together to talk health care, the issue of ballooning costs is never far behind.

And an event in Boston hosted by STAT and The Atlantic was no exception, as experts wrestled with the multitude of challenges facing patients, clinicians, payers, and policymakers in the U.S.

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