This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Mollyann Brodie, Sr. Vice President of Executive Operations and Executive Director of Public Opinion Research at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she oversees the non-profit’s public polling efforts. Dr. Brodie conducts the Foundation’s monthly tracking poll which charts the mood of the nation on a variety of health policies and provides unbiased polling data for policy makers. This is our 300th Show! Congratulations Mark and Margaret!
This week, Mark and Margaret speak with entrepreneur and investigative journalist Steven Brill, author of the recent TIME Magazine expose on health care pricing, “Bitter Pill: Why Health Care Costs Are Killing Us”. Mr Brill, founder of the Yale Journalism Initiative as well as Court TV, explores the root causes of inflated health care prices Americans are forced to bear, how the Affordable Care Act will play a role, and what might be done to bring those costs down.