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Interesting Information: Paying Till It Hurts: Why American Health Care Is So Pricey : NPR

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Interesting Information:  September 3, 2013

PAYING TILL IT HURTS

Terry Gross of the NPR Program FRESH AIR interviewed Elizabeth Rosenthal about the series of articles she is doing for The New York Times on our very broken medical system–a system which is overcharging patients and which has no rational, controlling mechanism to keep costs (or to provide science-based good medicine) within reasonable levels.  Reasonable here can be determined by comparing US health care costs to the rest of the developed world.

Terry’s interview with Rosenthal is so interesting.  And in the following link, you can find that interview AND links to Rosenthal’s pieces on colonoscopies, joints, and childbirth in the US.

Don’t miss this one!

Paying Till It Hurts: Why American Health Care Is So Pricey : NPR.

Written by louisaenright

September 3, 2013 at 2:46 pm

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