Dr. Anne Furey Schultz examines a patient complaining of flu-like symptoms at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Anne Furey Schultz examines a patient complaining of flu-like symptoms at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Have you ever tried to make sense of a bill for medical treatment? It’s no easy task. Health care costs can be confusing and the prices for premiums and prescriptions are set to rise even if Congress repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act. Can anything be done to lower the amount Americans pay for health care? And how can consumers be empowered to better understand how health policy affects them?

Guests

  • Dan Gorenstein Senior reporter for Marketplace.
  • Karen Pollitz Senior fellow at Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). She works on the Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance.

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