PBS NewsHour

Why the U.S. pays more for health care

Clip: 04/27/2017 | 9m 24s

Why are American health care costs by far the highest in the world? Journalist and former practicing physician Elisabeth Rosenthal chronicles how we got here in her new book, "An American Sickness." Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks with Rosenthal about the forces driving high prices and what could be done to bring costs down.

Aired: 04/27/17

Rating: NR

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