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Health Care Policy and the Next U.S. Administration

Health Care Policy and the Next U.S. Administration

This video was recorded at MIT World Series - Starr Forum. In an energetic talk delivered prior to the U.S. presidential election, Jonathan Gruber provides a useful breakdown of the two candidates' remedies for the nation's troubled health care system. His detailed analysis of the key issues around health care may prove invaluable as the next president assumes office. After decades of discussing health reform and watching national health costs balloon uncontrollably, says Gruber, we may finally be watching a consensus emerge to fix what's broken: a crisis where more than 47 million Americans lack health insurance, and "are a car accident away from being bankrupted." Gruber describes key areas that reform must tackle: pooling of health care markets, affordable plans, and mandates. The left... Show More

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