How to Save Your Life #018 | WAMC

How to Save Your Life #018

Albany, NY – This week, Dr. Stieg talks to an expert on the delivery of health care, Dr. Susan J. Beane. Susan Beane is the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Affinity Health Plan. Dr. Beane describes the challenges facing the 40-million Americans who live without health insurance and the reasons why so many go without coverage. The discussion also covers the difference between Medicaid and Medicare, the physician/patient relationship, solutions for people without health coverage, problems navigating the health care system, and challenges facing the health care industry.