Health care costs in the U.S. have climbed dramatically in recent decades. Elevated prescription and premium prices have left more Americans at risk of being unable to afford basic health care services. Our experts discuss key factors leading to medical unaffordability and the steps policymakers must take to address the issue.
- Joe Barnes, Bonner Means Baker Fellow, Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy
Elena M. Marks, J.D., M.P.H., Senior Fellow in Health Policy, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
This episode was recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. For more, see archived materials from the "National Health Care Reform: Tackling the Affordability Crisis" conference held at the Baker Institute on Oct. 13, 2023.
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