The article is too comprehensive to summarize in one blurb, but Mr. Brill did a good job of describing its origins to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.
Throughout all of the discussions during the Obamacare debate, the focus was usually on who should pay the medical bills. Brill said, “We never asked the first question: Why are the bills so high?”
We wish we could say we thought of this, but it was Matt Yglesias who did.
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