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Friday’s Houston Matters: Financial Challenges Facing Hospitals, And Businesses Insurance Issues In The Economic Crash (Aug. 7, 2020)

On Friday’s show: Financial challenges area hospitals are facing, whether you can trust you COVID-19 test results, dealing with business insurance in the economic crash, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and new hobbies Houstonians have picked up during the pandemic.


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On Friday’s Houston Matters: We take a closer look at the financial challenges area hospitals are facing. And how can you know if you can trust the results from your COVID-19 test?

Also this hour: Some local businesses are struggling with their insurance companies who’ve denied their claims of financial loss due to the pandemic.

Plus, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And Houstonians talk about the new hobbies they’ve picked up while stuck at home, like pandemic-inspired parody songs and portrait sessions.


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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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