It Costs What?! The Role of Media in Exposing Crazy Healthcare Prices

Webinar Resources

When:  

Aug. 29, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

What:

According to poll after poll, consumers’ top concern is healthcare--specifically, consumers want policymakers to address the affordability of healthcare.  A particular patient grievance is the bizarre range of prices – all of them unaffordable.  

This webinar featured two investigative journalists–a regional reporter and a podcaster--who have reported on the murky healthcare prices that befuddle patients and policymakers alike. Our panelists described their stories that exposed and explained how healthcare prices are set. The panelthen discussed the role of media coverage in addressing our dysfunctional healthcare system.   

Speakers:  

Jenny Deam, Houston Chronicle 

Dan Weissmann, An Arm and a Leg Podcast

Lynn Quincy, Healthcare Value Hub (moderator)

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