The Future of National Health Insurance: Values, Beliefs, and Reform

The Future of National Health Insurance: Values, Beliefs, and Reform

ROBERT BLENDON: It turns out people who favor Medicare for all are much more critical of the US economic system. People who favor the ACA are much more positive about the USE. So it’s not just how I feel about my doctor and the hospital and insurance. The ACA people are more favorable to employer […]

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Cost of Single-Payer Healthcare in the US: A Systematic Review

Cost of Single-Payer Healthcare in the US: A Systematic Review

we’re about to start everybody in the physical room and those of you who are joining us remotely we’re about to start fantastic good afternoon my name is Ninez Ponce and I am the Director here at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research based here in Los Angeles welcome to today’s seminar, “The Cost […]

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The Future of National Health Insurance: Today’s Challenges

The Future of National Health Insurance: Today’s Challenges

SARA COLLINS: After it dropped considerably after the Affordable Care Act’s passage, the uninsured rate in the United States has really– it’s flattened out. It’s really not– we’re not really seeing any gains. And in fact, we’ve seen a little bit of an uptick in the rate. About 27 to 30 million people are currently […]

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The Future of National Health Insurance: Debates During a U.S. Presidential Election Year

The Future of National Health Insurance: Debates During a U.S. Presidential Election Year

MICHELLE WILLIAMS: Welcome to The Forum, livestreamed worldwide from the Leadership Studio at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. I’m Dean Michelle Williams. The Forum is a collaboration between the Harvard Chan School and Independent News Media. Each program features a panel of experts addressing some of today’s most pressing public health issues. […]

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Single-Payer Health Care: America Already Has It

Single-Payer Health Care: America Already Has It

Would a government-run, Canadian-style health care system work in the United States, a nation of 320 million people? Well, we already know the answer. Just ask America’s veterans — they’ve had government run health care for decades. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (known as the VA) runs the largest hospital and health care system […]

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The Future of National Health Insurance: Could Medicare for All pass?

JOHN MCDONOUGH: I have a huge amount of sympathy for the motivation behind Medicare for All. We have a system that is just failing on so many levels– lower life expectancy three years in a row, extraordinary epidemic of obesity and overweight, gun violence– so many important issues where we are just failing in awful […]

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The Future of National Health Insurance: Takeaways

The Future of National Health Insurance: Takeaways

MARGOT SANGER-KATZ: I wanted to give each of our panelists an opportunity to give us like one great takeaway from this conversation, something that all of you guys should think about as you go home and that you guys have thought about as a result of this conversation. And, Phil, if you don’t mind me […]

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The Future of National Health Insurance: Medicare for All’s Impact on Hospitals

The Future of National Health Insurance: Medicare for All’s Impact on Hospitals

PHIL ELLIS: Private insurers pay about twice as much to hospitals, nearly twice as much to hospitals as Medicare pays for the same procedure. Primary care doctors are paid actually similarly, but specialists get paid also much more often twice as much if not more. So moving to a Medicare payment base would be a […]

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Price transparency in health care would save money for Americans | IN 60 SECONDS

Price transparency in health care would save money for Americans | IN 60 SECONDS

Health care in America is expensive in part because consumers do not play the same role that they do in other sectors. Prices are high, and patients get many services that will not improve their health. Consumers will be able to shop for non-emergency medical care only when it is easy to compare prices on […]

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David Smeared as ANTI-Medicare-for-All

David Smeared as ANTI-Medicare-for-All

Hey, so this, this is really concerning and it goes to the heart of what I’ve been talking about for a while, the last few years about purity tests and self destructive behavior. By the left. Um, I did a video a few weeks ago where I said I’m for Medicare for all. I’ve been […]

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