Health care costs in the public square

Health care costs in the public square

In April 2013, Salve Regina University hosted a wonderful conference on Storytelling in the Public Square that explored the role of narratives in framing public debates over important policy issues. This week, my essay on health care costs appeared on the conference web site; I examine Steven Brill’s widely discussed article in Time magazine – A Bitter Pill – in the context of previous journalistic exposes about the cost of health care.

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