Newt’s World – Episode 94: Gouged – Why Americans Pay Too Much For Health Care

One in five Americans now has medical debt in collections and rising health care costs today threaten every small business in America. It’s time to challenge the medical establishment and require price transparency. Newt’s guest is Dr. Marty Makary from Johns Hopkins.

Guest: Dr. Marty Makary

Dr. Marty Makary

Dr. Marty Makary The Price We Pay

Websites Mentioned in the Episode

Restoring Medicine

HealthCare Bluebook

Sesame Care


Articles By Dr. Marty Makary

Group Purchasing Organizations, Health Care Costs, and Drug Shortages – JAMA Network

The True Cost of Health Care: An Analysis of Americans’ Total Health Care Spend – John Hopkins University

Hospital Prices in the United States: An Analysis of U.S. Cities and States – John Hopkins University

We Spend About Half of our Federal Tax Dollars on Health Care. That’s Ridiculous. – USA Today

Health Care Price Transparency

Healthcare Price Transparency Victories in Legislative and Executive Branches – Townhall

How Rich Investors, Not Doctors, Profit from Marking Up ER Bills – ProPublica

U.S. States Accuse 26 Drugmakers of Generic Drug Price Fixing in Sweeping Lawsuit – Reuters

Doctors Sound an Alarm Over Leg-Stent Surgery – Wall Street Journal

Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)

Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)