The film reveals how a profit-hungry "medical-industrial complex" has turned health care into a system where millions are squandered on unnecessary tests, unproven and sometimes unwanted procedures and overpriced prescription drugs.
COMPARING INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL COSTS
Data shows that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other industrialized nation — and gets less.
MAPPING MEDICAL COSTS
Explore the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice's atlas that documents "glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States."
ASK MAGGIE MAHAR
Pose your questions about health care reform to writer and health care system expert Maggie Mahar on the MOYERS BLOG.
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