“That’s Crazy!”: Consumer Reports Video Highlights Health Care Billing Problems
If you ever wondered what it would be like to pay for pizza the way most Americans pay for health care, you're in luck. Today Consumer Reports released a tongue-in-cheek video (click here to watch) that imagines a world where out-of-network dough throwers and topping formulary lists determine the cost, quality and availability of your favorite pizza dishes. It’s worth checking out. In the next week, Show-Me will release a new paper that explores one possible way to fix some of these very health care problems that have bedeviled America's health care system for years—both before and (especially) after the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Stay tuned.