Steven Brill: A conversation on costs with the best-selling author

Presidential Ballroom

In the entire debate over “repeal and replace,” almost nothing has been proposed to address the cost of healthcare – drug prices, hospital profits, etc. I want to start a discussion about the current policy landscape and bring cost into focus. We tend to overtreat because of incentives, but to me, the cost issue boils down to this very simple proposition – “All the prices are just too damn high.”

High Costs