High U.S. Healthcare Costs: Takeaways

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: Takeaways

JOANNE KENEN: I’m going to ask each of the panelists to give a take away or a take home message on this, and I’m going to end with Bob about what does the patient, consumer, public, voter, or whatever we’re going to call him or her, think about it. Stuart, the takeaway message. What was […]

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The Health Care Spending Dilemma

The Health Care Spending Dilemma

(soft music) – [Narrator] In 1997, Minnesota spent $15 billion on healthcare and family premiums for health insurance were about $5,000 per year. Nearly 20 years later, overall spending tripled with families spending over $18,000 a year on premiums and the state spending $47 billion. Take a look at this chart because it illustrates the […]

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High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Spending Problem

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Spending Problem

STUART ALTMAN: When all gets said and done, what you’re dealing with is not cost, but it’s spending. And if you look to compare the United States to other countries, what really separates us from these other countries is that they function under [INAUDIBLE] some form of a budget. And they force their health care […]

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High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Problem With Medicare for All

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: The Problem With Medicare for All

KATHERINE BAICKER: I think there are a lot of structural problems with the idea of Medicare for all that are masked by the slogan. And Bob makes the excellent point that it sounds like a great principle, especially when you don’t say that it costs anything. But as soon as you start to dig beneath […]

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Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Music Reality. Captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. Music The Idea Channel. Alain, I think both of us would agree that one of the major problems in the whole medical care area, closely connected with the present crisis, is the practice we’ve gotten into of having the employer, in the main, be […]

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Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered

Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered

Millions of us now have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or what some people call Obamacare. But like many things in life, your health insurance can often be confusing and complicated. Whether you’ve been insured for years or you’re new to the game, understanding your policy is important to your health…and your wallet. […]

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How to Provide High-Quality Healthcare at an Affordable Cost

How to Provide High-Quality Healthcare at an Affordable Cost

[MUSIC] Good morning, everyone. Good morning. Good morning. My name is Daniel Entwistle, class of 2000, and I’m delighted to be here at this historic Paris Stock Exchange and to see so many fellow alums here today. What a magical place for a Columbia Business School alumni and their extended families to come and discuss […]

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Doctors Explain Why U.S. Healthcare Is So Expensive (HBO)

Doctors Explain Why U.S. Healthcare Is So Expensive (HBO)

Mitch McConnell unveiled new modifications to the GOP health care bill today in his latest attempt to sway 50 Republican senators to get behind repealing and replacing Obamacare. The new bill adds $45 billion to help states deal with the opioid crisis— a nod to previous holdouts Rob Portman of Ohio and Shelley Moore Capito […]

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How French Health Care Compares To The US System

How French Health Care Compares To The US System

Health care is becoming a big issue in the 2020 elections. The Democrats are pushing for a government funded model, while President Trump is campaigning on gutting Obamacare. We repeal the core of the disastrous Obamacare. The individual mandate is now gone. Medicare For All has become a mantra among left of center Democrats in […]

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Trump admin could allow prescription drug imports from Canada

Trump admin could allow prescription drug imports from Canada

>>THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCING A PLAN THAT COULD ALLOW YOU TO IMPORT PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FROM CANADA. THAT WAY AMERICANS WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE DEALS BIG PHARMA MAKES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES. HERE NOW IS FOX NEWS MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT, DOCTOR MARC SIEGEL.GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>GOOD TO SEE YOU, DAVID.>>HOW WOULD THIS WORK?>>IT STARTS AT THE STATE LEVEL. […]

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