As we await the Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act, AEI adjunct scholar Dr. Christopher Conover sits down with us to discuss his new book, The American Health Economy Illustrated. Dr. Conover marshals an astounding amount of data to break down in simple language how the health economy works. He describes the major changes in spending on health care over the past few decades, how your health care dollar is spent, government involvement in the health sector, and how the U.S. compares to other countries. We also talk about likely impacts be from the Supreme Court’s health care ruling. Enjoy!
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On the 50th episode of AEI’s podcast, Banter, we sit down with AEI scholar Michael Greve to talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. We go over the week’s proceedings in the Supreme Court, the prospects of the court overturning the individual mandate, and the looming questions surrounding Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. Michael brings is deep legal knowledge to help not only describe the major issues, but give an accurate assessment for the laws future prospects.
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