Feature Interview (12:10) – Louis Brown, J.D., Executive Director of Christ Medicus Foundation and former HHS Office of Civil Rights official, joins the doctors to talk about why our current healthcare system falls short, the problems with many of the proposed solutions, and what a healthcare system based on Catholic principles would look like.
Also in this episode:
Background Info (00:45) – Doctors’ perspective on “Medicare/Medicaid for All”
How Medicaid Fails the Poor by Avik Roy (www.amazon.com/Medicaid-Fails-Po…des/dp/1594037523)
Mystery Trivia (Answer at 39:20) – Between 1970 and 2017, the proportion of health care spending that individuals paid out of pocket decreased drastically from 33% to 10%. In 1970, government insurance (including Medicare, Medicaid, VA, military) accounted for 22% of health care dollars. What percent of health care dollars were provided by such government programs in 2017?
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