The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care — and How to Fix It

The Price We Pay

By Marty Makary MD. Drawing from on-the-ground stories, research, and experience, paints a picture of price-gouging, middlemen, and a series of elusive money games. Shows how much of health care spending goes to things that have nothing to do with health and what one can do about it. Challenges the medical establishment to remember medicine’s noble heritage of caring for people when they are vulnerable.

Offers a road map for everyday Americans and business leaders to get a better deal on their health care, and profiles the disruptors who are innovating medical care. Argues that the movement to restore medicine to its mission is alive and well — a mission that can rebuild the public trust and save our country from the crushing cost of health care. Read more.