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Hospitals Assess The Potential Impact Of 'Medicare For All'

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With some Democratic presidential candidates promising to give health care to all Americans, hospital administrators are assessing the impact of such a policy on their businesses.

While supporters says administrative costs would go down, hospitals are concerned that low Medicare reimbursement rates will put them out of business.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Craig Garthwaite (@C_Garthwaite), a health care economist at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

This segment aired on August 20, 2019.

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