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How the Health Insurance Market works in the U.S

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Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
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In the U.S., health care, like most things, is driven by a private marketplace. We take a look at the principles that govern this marketplace in this episode.


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Comment #1 posted on 2017-08-13T17:07:43Z by Canadianbob

Health Insurance Market

As a Canadian, most of my fellow citizens find the idea of healthcare being a "marketplace" a little bit weird.

Universal medicare became a reality in the province of Saskatchewan in 1962. By 1971, piece by piece it had become a national program.

Now, the move is towards expanding into universal pharmacare, one of the missing pieces of our universal medicare system.

Comment #2 posted on 2017-08-14T01:09:31Z by Kevin O'Brien

That's why I recorded this

I know that the American system does not make sense to a most people outside the U.S., or frankly to most people inside the U.S. So I thought it was worth a little of my time to lay it out.

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