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Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.

Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.
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Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.

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English


Episodes

Sarah Kliff on hospital billing and policy journalism

1/18/2019
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The Vox reporter discusses her ongoing series on hospital bills, why they're so complicated and her approach to journalism.

Duration:00:26:33

Inside HHS: A former official defends crisis response

1/7/2019
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A Trump appointee who helped oversee family reunifications, hurricanes and other emergencies sits down with POLITICO after leaving the administration.

Duration:00:36:02

What's ahead for health care in 2019

1/2/2019
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POLITICO reporters run through Congress' to-do list on health care and how the Trump administration continues to put its stamp on the states.

Duration:00:30:23

Bonus: Unpacking the government shutdown

12/28/2018
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POLITICO reporters explain the shutdown gripping Washington and the impact on FDA and other agencies.

Duration:00:18:17

Maryland AG Brian Frosh on his fight to save Obamacare

12/20/2018
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Maryland's attorney general explains why he's suing the Trump administration over the ACA, and POLITICO reporters review the latest Obamacare news.

Duration:00:34:05

Surgeon General Jerome Adams

12/18/2018
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The U.S. surgeon general explains why he's issuing a rare warning on e-cigarettes and kids.

Duration:00:27:09

HealthCare.Glum? The latest on the ACA

12/12/2018
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POLITICO reporters break down the ACA's sign-up slump, Medicare for All and more, and Stride Health's CEO explains his push to help gig economy workers get covered.

Duration:00:34:20

Rep. Pramila Jayapal and the fight for 'Medicare for All'

12/5/2018
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The leader of the House's Medicare for All Caucus defends the idea and explains her ambitious plans for 2019.

Duration:00:28:15

Roundup: The lame-duck Congress, plus new drug pricing plans

11/29/2018
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A "staring contest" between two Republican senators seems to be holding up progress on a pair of health care measures in the lame-duck session of Congress. Plus, CMS proposes changes to Medicare Part D in the hopes of curtailing the cost of certain drugs.

Duration:00:23:56

Dan Barber wants you to stop throwing away food

11/15/2018
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Dan Diamond talks nutrition and food policy with chef Dan Barber.

Duration:00:24:34

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

11/8/2018
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The FDA commissioner explains why he's cracking down on e-cigarettes, how he views science in the Trump administration and the reaction to his infamous "almonds don't lactate" line, and much more.

Duration:00:50:08

Midterms recap: What happens now

11/7/2018
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POLITICO health reporters highlight key winners — and notable losers — and explain what to watch in Congress and the states in the coming months.

Duration:00:27:21

How to watch health care in the election

11/1/2018
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POLITICO reporters break down dozens of key races, review notable ballot measures and reveal what they're watching on Election Day.

Duration:00:40:19

Meet the woman leading the nation's war on addiction

10/25/2018
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Nora Volkow is America's top scientist on addiction. And she's worried that by focusing on the opioid crisis, we're missing a chance to fight what caused it in the first place.

Duration:00:29:15

Peter Orszag and news roundup

10/17/2018
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He helped craft the Affordable Care Act. Now he assembles health care mega-mergers on Wall Street. Peter Orszag on his career, in his own words.

Duration:00:44:51

Why one nurse is running for Congress

10/10/2018
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The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress.

Duration:00:33:57

Sponsored content: Setting the record straight on Medicaid

10/4/2018
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90 percent of Americans think Medicaid is important to our health care system. That is, once they understand what it is and who it covers.

Duration:00:27:02

Pulse Check at Work: Health coach

9/27/2018
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Imagine having a coach who helps you eat better and live healthier. Now meet two people who do just that.

Duration:00:38:50

Pulse Check at Work: Data scientist

9/20/2018
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Meet the analysts who are plucking insights from health care's growing pool of data.

Duration:00:42:07

Pulse Check at Work: Radiologist

9/12/2018
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Overseas doctors are cheaper. Artificial intelligence could eventually be smarter. Patient safety concerns have multiplied. Are American radiologists' days numbered?

Duration:00:42:02