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States’ Uphill Battle to Stop Runaway Health Care Costs

Season 1, Ep. 231

One year of health insurance premiums for a family of four now costs as much as a car. Nine states are trying to lower those costs in an aggressive way - by holding hospitals and insurance companies accountable for high spending. In this episode we look to see if any of those efforts have bent the cost curve.


Guests: 

Leemore Dafny, PhD, Harvard University economist

Michael Bailit, MBA President and Founder Bailit Health

David Seltz, Executive Director Massachusetts Health Policy Commission

Amy Rosenthal, MPH, MPA Executive Director Health Care For All


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