Castro says Biden ‘forgot’ what he said on health care. Let’s review.

Castro says Biden ‘forgot’ what he said on health care. Let’s review.

-He wanted every single person in this country covered. My plan would do that. Your plan would not. -They do not have to buy in. -They do not have to buy in. -You just said that. You just said that two minutes ago. You just said two minutes ago that they would have to buy […]

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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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Welcome Home: Healthcare in America- Short Film/PSA

Welcome Home: Healthcare in America- Short Film/PSA

(jet engine revving) – [Narrator] Healthcare is the biggest crisis America is facing right now. With costs rising astronomically, millions of Americans are struggling to pay their medical bills. For hundreds of thousands, bankruptcy is their only option. – Where are you from? – Germany. – Is this your first time here in the States? […]

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Groupon Cashing In On America’s Health Care Crisis

Groupon Cashing In On America’s Health Care Crisis

>>As we know, private insurance is difficult to deal with, and many Americans either don’t have private insurance, or they’re dealing with a private insurer that refuses to authorize treatments that they need. So, capitalism works in funny ways. Now we have Groupon offering discounts and coupons for various medical procedures. This was reported recently […]

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Kamala Harris Talks About Her Own Medicare for All Plan With Ady Barkan | NowThis

Kamala Harris Talks About Her Own Medicare for All Plan With Ady Barkan | NowThis

Give me a second. You know, Ady, I knew this was gonna happen. Hi, Ady. Oh, I’m so happy to see you. Hello, hello. Good to see you. Welcome back to California. When you return after being away, what home food comforts you? What do you do to decompress? What I do to decompress is […]

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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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Drug Pricing | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

Drug Pricing | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

All right, I have a secret. Okay? Tonight, I promise… I’m not gonna beef  with any foreign government. Okay? Instead, I want to talk about something  that’s killing people in my own country. Drug pricing. In America, prescription drug prices are skyrocketing, and politicians on both sides of the aisle have made drug pricing an […]

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How Medicare-For-All Works In Australia

The 2020 Democratic primaries are in full swing as the candidates argue over the best way to approach policy. One of the biggest policy divides? The role of private health insurance. We have got to pass a Medicare for all single payer system. Private insurance is not working for tens of millions of Americans. The […]

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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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