Medical Care

This is a topic that sooner or later affects each of us, our families and our employers. The key is to have the right information and know your rights, in this interview Elizabeth Rosenthal provides tools to go ahead of the doctors and the system before it’s too late.

The Leonard Lopate Show

doctors prepping for surgery

The High Cost of Medical Care

Monday, June 10, 2013

New York Times reporter Elisabeth Rosenthal talks about why the United States leads the world in health expenditures, and looks at why health care is significantly more expensive here than it is around the world. Her article “The $2.7 Trillion Medical Bill,” in the Times Sunday, June 2, focuses on colonoscopies, the most expensive screening test that healthy Americans routinely undergo. It’s the first article in a series called