Health Insurance and Medical Care Costs—Dr. Joseph Newhouse PH.D.
This video is a recording of a lecture delivered at the University of South Florida by Dr. Joseph Newhouse. The video begins with an introduction to Dr. Newhouse and his accomplishments. Dr. Newhouse discuss high prices for medical care, focusing on health insurance’s role in the situation. He shows that increasing prices for medical care is a long-term phenomenon with a chart. He then discusses the growth of the elderly population, insurance, medical technology, and these factors’ effect on healthcare costs. He discusses different approaches towards the rising costs. He concludes by distinguishing expenditure increase and price increase. The video ends with a Q&A session.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc., "Health Insurance and Medical Care Costs—Dr. Joseph Newhouse PH.D." (1996). Florida Blue Audiovisual Materials. 67.