America Can Afford a World-Class Health System. Why Don’t We Have One?

In their opinion piece for The New York Times, Princeton’s Anne Case and Angus Deaton write, “The health care industry has armored itself, employing five lobbyists for each elected member of Congress. But public anger has been building — over drug prices, co-payments, surprise medical bills — and now, over the fragility of our health care system, which has been laid bare by the pandemic. This anger could breach the protective cordon in Washington.”