Obamacare. Ryancare. Trumpcare. Maybe McConnellcare to come.
The baffling world of modern American medicine, and the many obstacles that stand between patient and doctor, explain part of the reason the country struggles to find a political consensus on government’s role in delivering health insurance.
Star health reporter Andy Marso has a wealth of knowledge about innovations in health care and the complicated system of health insurance that determines who gets coverage and how.
He joined the Star’s “Deep Background” podcast to talk about some issues in the field, from political efforts to rework the Affordable Care act to phone apps that could cure a fever.