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As potentially millions of Americans seek treatment for Covid-19 this year, the economic realities of our healthcare system will need to be addressed. Jay Shambaugh, director of The Hamilton Project and a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why health care prices are so high and how we can improve future outcomes. He’s an author of a new report published by The Hamilton called “A Dozen Facts about the Economics of the U.S. Healthcare System.”