Episodes

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Episodes

Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.

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The High Price of Lowering Health Costs for 150 Million Americans

Employers clash with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices.

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Fixing Health Care’s ‘Leaky Pipes’ Could Save the U.S. $340 Billion

The U.S. health care system has a lot of problems. Fixing even a few small ones could add up to big savings.

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Death, Disease and Denial: Combating COVID in the ER

What one doctor has learned after a year of fighting the virus.

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Xavier Becerra: Get to Know Biden’s Pick to Lead HHS

We explore Becerra's health policy record, what drives his views and what he could do about the country's health care consolidation problem.

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‘The Ten Year War’ Over Obamacare (and the Battles Ahead)

Reporter Jonathan Cohn says the battle over Obamacare offers lessons and clues as to where the party’s “unfinished crusade for universal coverage” may head next.

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We Need You

Why are so many nursing home workers hesitant to get vaccinated, and what can be done to turn those numbers around?

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Surprise! SCOTUS Bucks ERISA

A surprise Supreme Court decision pushes back on ERISA, a federal law that has stifled states' attempts to regulate health care for decades.

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