Are Americans Seeing Their Doctors Too Often? Do insured Americans equate more health care with better health care? Do we visit the doctor too often, or get too many tests? Shannon Brownlee, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of a new Atlantic Monthly article joins host Neal Conan to talk about how Americans use their health insurance coverage.

Guest:

Shannon Brownlee
*Fellow at the New America Foundation, Washington, D.C.
*Author, "The Overtreated American", Atlantic Monthly, Jan. 2003

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Do insured Americans equate more health care with better health care? Do we visit the doctor too often, or get too many tests? Shannon Brownlee, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of a new Atlantic Monthly article joins host Neal Conan to talk about how Americans use their health insurance coverage.

Guest:

Shannon Brownlee
*Fellow at the New America Foundation, Washington, D.C.
*Author, "The Overtreated American", Atlantic Monthly, Jan. 2003