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Fixing Health Care's 'Leaky Pipes' Could Save the U.S. $340 Billio‪n‬ Tradeoffs

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The U.S. health care system is full of wasteful spending. A group of top health economists say a bunch of small changes could save the country big money.


Guests:
Zack Cooper, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health and of Economics, Yale University
Mario Macis, PhD, Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Fiona Scott Morton, PhD, Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics, Yale University
Neale Mahoney, PhD, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Elizabeth Fowler, JD, PhD, Executive Vice President for Programs, Commonwealth Fund


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The U.S. health care system is full of wasteful spending. A group of top health economists say a bunch of small changes could save the country big money.


Guests:
Zack Cooper, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health and of Economics, Yale University
Mario Macis, PhD, Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Fiona Scott Morton, PhD, Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics, Yale University
Neale Mahoney, PhD, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Elizabeth Fowler, JD, PhD, Executive Vice President for Programs, Commonwealth Fund


Learn more about the 1% Project and read a full transcript of this episode on our website: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/02/11/fixing-health-cares-leaky-pipes-could-save-340-billion/


Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff: bit.ly/tradeoffsnewsletter


Support this type of journalism today, with a gift: https://tradeoffs.org/donate


Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tradeoffspod
 
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