How Healthcare Fares During A Recession

Costs of drugs are on the rise.

hide captionAs the cost of healthcare rises, doctors face patients unable to pay for tests and screenings.

It's hard enough being a doctor, let alone running your own practice. As patients face ever tightening budgets, some people skip important screenings and tests over insurance worries.

To learn more about hardships in the healthcare system, Farai Chideya talks to Dr. Thomas Lee, Associate Editor of The New England Journal of Medicine, and Dr. Tanyech Walford, a primary care physician.



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