The health care system is basically a lucrative game of tug-of-war – and the winner reaps a trillion dollar pot of gold. But is it a fair game? This week on “The Cost of Care,” David explores the monstrous fee-for service system and how the results can lead to a total... This week, David talks to Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, about how a mother and nurse at Dignity Health, a Catholic hospital, ended up with a $1.7 million dollar bill for the birth of her premature baby girl. Listen to Episode 4:... This week, David and his guests talk about surprise billing, and how many patients are too afraid to walk through providers’ doors for fear of going into unnecessary debt. With some help from an economic historian and a health care journalist, David goes back to the 1900s to find out how we ended up outspending other countries for five years less of life. Join David Smith for the launch of “The Cost of Care” where he explores how we can build a better health care system and stop the cycle of sickness, trauma, and loss.