An Economist Goes To The Hospital : Planet Money Economist Jared Bernstein recently survived a brain hemorrhage. The experience got him thinking about some of the economics in our healthcare system.
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An Economist Goes To The Hospital

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An Economist Goes To The Hospital

An Economist Goes To The Hospital

An Economist Goes To The Hospital

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Jared Bernstein is an economist and former advisor to President Obama. He recently survived a life-threatening brain hemorrhage and the experience got him thinking about the economics at play in our healthcare system.

There's the high cost of care; the uncertainty of what insurance will cover; the exceptional quality of some U.S. health care and, of course, the question who can access that care.

Today on The Indicator: Jared shares his insights into the American health care system, as an economist and as a recent patient.

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