Tag: health insurance

🏥 Why is US health care system so expensive? | Why are medical bills so high?

Any supporter of the privatization of medical care will probably hear at some point in life that it will inevitably cause all medical services to be as expensive as in the United States. In fact, this argument is not without merit. Americans really do pay a lot for health care. Using the dollar value in…


Why Can’t America Have a Grown-Up Healthcare Conversation?

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. So, you know the Obamacare insurance exchanges that, depending on your political perspective, are either the cause of or the solution to so many of America’s health care problems? Only about six percent of Americans actually get their insurance through those exchanges. Now, that’s obviously very important to those six…


Health Insurance in Our Early Retirement

hey it’s Tim and it’s amy from GoWithLess welcome to our channel we’re happy that you’re here we are gonna tackle a topic today that we get asked about more than anything else when Tim and I retired back in 2015 we said goodbye to corporate health insurance and we’ve had to figure it out…


Health Insurance 101: Types of Plans (Health Insurance 2/3)

Meet Susie. Susie is a recent college graduate and first-time employee trying to understand health insurance. She’s just finished our first “Health Insurance 101” video, so she understands on a basic level how health insurance works. However, she remains baffled by the general jargon of health insurance: HMO, Gold Plan, the list goes on and…


Understanding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Proposals

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. Let’s talk about the healthcare proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but first I should say that if you’re interested in healthcare or health in general, you should check out Health Care Triage, hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll. It’s an amazing show. Okay, to understand the candidates’ proposals, we…


Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know (in the U.S.)

Let’s start with a breathing exercise. Okay? In through the nose… and out through the mouth…. Today we’re getting into a calm frame of mind, because we’re gonna talk about health insurance. [♪♩INTRO] Health insurance can be a super confusing and frustrating thing to deal with. But it’s a huge part of adulting! Since we…


The real reason American health care is so expensive

I cannot tell you how obsessed I am with this chart. It shows exactly what is wrong with America’s conversation about health care. On one level, you’ve seen this chart before. It shows health care spending as a share of the economy of a bunch of countries. There’s Germany and France and Japan and Canada…


The Economics of Healthcare: Crash Course Econ #29

Adriene: Welcome to Crash Course Economics I’m Adriene Hill Jacob: and I’m Jacob Clifford. Today we are going to talk about the Economics of Healthcare. Healthcare is different than some of the other markets we’ve talked about. Adriene: If you’re having a heart attack, you’re not going to shop around for the hospital with the…


The Complete Moderate’s Guide to Healthcare

A fake Youtube chef cut his hand in the kitchen… this is what happened to his wallet. KB is a 25… ish year old Youtuber, presenting to the emergency room – which was a huge financial mistake. This video was brought to you by CuriosityStream. My original plan for this video was to take that…


Why your healthcare is so expensive (or free) | Did You Know?

Imagine you needed an MRI. Now, depending on where you live, it could be free, or cost hundreds of dollars. And it’d be the same whether you needed your appendix removed. Or a CT scan. We can all agree that our health is important. But unfortunately, where you live can be the difference between not…