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U.S. Healthcare: America’s Hypocritical Oath.

U.S. Healthcare: America’s Hypocritical Oath.

Update: 2022-08-20
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Today we’re doing some level setting on healthcare in the U.S.—a long requested topic. We navigate this unf*cking based on direct queries from the Unf*ckers, creating a baseline that helps establish a foundation for related features down the road and an understanding of the moving parts and shared language for the challenges we face. Stay tuned, as next week we’re going to delve deep into the Affordable Care Act.


Chapters


Intro: 00:01:28


Chapter One: 00:02:40


Chapter Two: 00:09:31


Chapter Three: 00:18:32


Chapter Four: 00:32:54


Post Show Musings: 00:38:54


Book Love: 00:46:12


Pod Love: 00:48:03


Outro: 01:12:14


Resources


The New York Times: Big Changes Are Coming for Health Care Costs


Health System Tracker: National Health Spending Explorer


GovTrack: H.R. 5376: Inflation Reduction Act of 2022


CMS.gov: NHE Fact Sheet


Milton Friedman: How to Cure Health Care


Medtronic: Annual Report


Abbott Laboratories: Annual Report


Stryker: 2021 Comprehensive Report


HCA Healthcare, Inc: Annual Report


Fierce Healthcare: Kaiser Permanente reports $8.1B net profit in 2021 despite shrinking operating income


UHS: Annual Report


UnitedHealth Group: Annual Report


Humana: 2021 Annual Report


Anthem, Inc: Annual Report


Pfizer: Annual Report


Merck & Co: Annual Report


AbbVie Inc: Annual Report


CNBC: The wealthiest 10% of Americans own a record 89% of all U.S. stocks


Book Love


Paul Starr: The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry


Steven Brill: America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System


Pod Love


Congressional Dish: CD255: Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)


Sawbones


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U.S. Healthcare: America’s Hypocritical Oath.

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