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What's The Fix For An Ailing Health Care System?

Aug 20, 2019

From surprise bills to sky-high deductibles, the American health care system is not working perfectly for many. But what’s the fix?

This hour: Democratic presidential candidates have a wide variety of ideas to reform how Americans are insured, from a “public option” to “Medicare for All”. But what do these terms mean? We break it down.

We’ll also ask the president of ConnectiCare--what would all these proposals mean for Connecticut’s insurance industry? And what's the long-term future of employer-based health insurance--the way the largest group of Americans still get coverage?

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.