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Cogan on Improving the Health Care System

EconTalk Episode with John Cogan
Hosted by Russ Roberts
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Russ Roberts talks with Stanford University's John Cogan about what's wrong with America's health care system and how to make it right.

Along the way they discuss economics of health care, the tax treatment of employer-provided insurance, the role of state-mandated insurance requirements and the political economy of health care reform.

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    COMMENTS (2 to date)
    shaun anthony writes:

    These podcasts are just great. Keep it up. Practical enconomics, and entertaining too.

    Stuart Berman writes:

    Brilliant discussion and great use of this medium! It sure dispels the notion that U.S. healthcare is abysmal and the solution is socialized medicine.

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