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'Catastrophic Care' In America's Health System

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David Goldhill, president and CEO of the Gameshow Network, became an authority on health care after his father died unnecessarily in a hospital and he launched a personal investigation to find out why. His book, Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Think We Know About Health Care Is Wrong, just came out in paperback. Host Scott Simon asks Goldhill his opinion on the Affordable Care Act.
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