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Across the country, neonatal intensive care units provide critical care to seriously ill babies.

Such care can save lives, but it also comes with a price, as some parents report receiving multimillion-dollar bills for their babies’ hospital stays. Some researchers They have questioned whether too many babies are being admitted to the NICU and whether there is a profit motive at play.

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