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

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

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.
February 11, 2021

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

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/

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