An Arm and a Leg

An Arm and a Leg


Why Health Insurance Actually Sucks (Season One, episode 6)

December 05, 2018

Turns out, insurance companies allow — even encourage — crazy price-gouging by hospitals. For example, the leg brace Blake needed was available for $150 on Amazon. But thanks to his insurance, he paid more than $500. Investigative reporter Jenny Gold’s work helps us understand how that kind of thing happens. She compares health care to … Continue reading "Why Health Insurance Actually Sucks (Season One, episode 6)"