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$800 for a pain patch?

A reader writes:

A hospice in Georgia has been charging $800 for a pain patch for dying patients. The hospice reports that Medicare does not pay for pain relief patches for dying patients.

The same patch can be bought in Krogers supermarket, 5 patches for $70.00.

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