Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
'Paying Till It Hurts'Download audio (MP3)
Why does a hip replacement cost more than $40,000 on average in the U.S. and less than $8,000 in Spain? What about an angiogram, which costs more than $900 in the U.S. and only $25 in Canada? New York Times reporter and medical doctor Elisabeth Rosenthal has been examining such vexing disparities in her series "Paying Till it Hurts."
Host: Michael Krasny
- Elisabeth Rosenthal, medical doctor and correspondent for the New York Times
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