Presenting An Arm and A Leg: The Insurance Warrior


Presenting An Arm and A Leg: The Insurance Warrior

December 16, 2021

Presenting An Arm and A Leg: The Insurance Warrior

Like Tradeoffs, An Arm and a Leg tells stories about our complicated health care system. Host Dan Weissmann tells the story of an engineer, who worked for Boeing for over 30 years. When he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he needed surgery but his insurance denied the claim. That’s when his wife called Laurie Todd, the Insurance Warrior. 

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A Diverse Skill Set Peter McCanna is chief executive officer (CEO) at Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not- for-profit health system in Texas. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care, as well as an array of virtual and in-home services.