Unwrapped: The American People and Government Funded Care

The Untold Stories of American Healthcare

May 18 2021 • 34 mins


What can the history of government funded care teach us about America’s relationship to healthcare and the direction our system may be heading? In this episode, Ryann Petit-Frere talks with Dr. Melinda Buntin, chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt, and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former deputy chief of staff for policy under President Obama. They discuss the complicated history of healthcare reform, examining incremental changes from the past and offering predictions about the future.