Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Virtual Event

The Cost Burden

Serious illness is a leading factor in personal-bankruptcy cases in the United States.

There’s a complex web around who is paying for care: Hospitals? Insurance companies? Patients themselves? Many Americans—even those with insurance—face mounting medical bills, and they don’t know how much procedures cost until they receive a bill.

Now, as more Americans become unemployed and uninsured because of the coronavirus pandemic, what does the future hold for those who have been pushed to the financial brink?

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  • Andy Slavitt

    Former Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Leana Wen

    Professor, Health Policy and Management, George Washington University

Event Details

Virtual Event

Thursday, September 10, 2020

1:00 pm EDT

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