Guest: Joseph Q. Jarvis, Author, “The Purple World: Healing the Harm in American Health Care”
How to improve America’s expensive healthcare system is a crucial issue for the 24 Democrats hoping to become president. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren lead the contingency hoping to abolish private insurance and have everyone covered by a national system like Medicare. Kamala Harris wants a version of Medicare-for-all, but with a role for private insurance companies to play. Joe Biden wants to build on Obamacare by adding a “public option.” If your eyes glaze over at the details of this debate, you’re not alone.