32 min

The High Price of Lowering Health Costs for 150 Million Americans Tradeoffs

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Employers are clashing with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices. We meet some of the businesses, unions and advocates on the frontlines of this battle that could determine the fate of employer-based insurance.
Listener warning: This episode does contain sensitive language
Guests:
Marilyn Bartlett, CPA, CMA, CFM, Senior Policy Fellow, National Academy for State Health Policy, and former administrator of Montana state employee health plan
Mike Chernew, PhD, Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Will Haynes, 32BJ union member
Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO, Purchaser Business Group on Health
Sara Rothstein, Director, 32BJ Health Fund
Gloria Sachdev, PharmD, President and CEO, Employers’ Forum of Indiana
Rep. Donna Schaibley, Indiana House of Representatives
Candace Shaffer, Senior Director of Benefits, Purdue University
Bob Smith, MBA, Executive Director, Colorado Business Group on Health
You can find more of our research online: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/02/18/the-high-price-of-lowering-health-costs
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Employers are clashing with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices. We meet some of the businesses, unions and advocates on the frontlines of this battle that could determine the fate of employer-based insurance.
Listener warning: This episode does contain sensitive language
Guests:
Marilyn Bartlett, CPA, CMA, CFM, Senior Policy Fellow, National Academy for State Health Policy, and former administrator of Montana state employee health plan
Mike Chernew, PhD, Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Will Haynes, 32BJ union member
Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO, Purchaser Business Group on Health
Sara Rothstein, Director, 32BJ Health Fund
Gloria Sachdev, PharmD, President and CEO, Employers’ Forum of Indiana
Rep. Donna Schaibley, Indiana House of Representatives
Candace Shaffer, Senior Director of Benefits, Purdue University
Bob Smith, MBA, Executive Director, Colorado Business Group on Health
You can find more of our research online: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/02/18/the-high-price-of-lowering-health-costs
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

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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