Ep. 17 - Would you see an Amazon.com doc?
The FLATLINING Podcast
As most of the nation’s primary elections draw to a close, Ron and Matthew take a look at what issues are on voters’ minds as to they go to cast their ballot. It is no surprise that healthcare costs are near the top of that list. As the Democrats continue their marketing campaign based on the Inflation Reduction Act, Republicans seem to be scrambling to be unified. Unlike in 2010 when Republicans unilaterally opposed the Affordable Care Act in that midterm, there is no clear message telling you why you should vote for a Republican. Also, Matthew feels vindicated about this piece:
Matthew and Ron also take a look at new ventures from CVS Health, Walgreens, and Amazon.com as they look to get involved with primary care. Will this help make Americans healthier?
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Articles mentioned in this week’s program:
Will This Be An Asterisk* Election? - Nate Silver at FiveThrityEight.com
State of the Union Polls 2022 - RealClear Politics
KFF Health Tracking Poll July 2022: Inflation Tops Voters’ Priorities, But Abortion Access Resonates For Key Voting Blocs - Kaiser Family Foundation
Abortion in the U.S. Dashboard - Kaiser Family Foundation
Walgreens and Amazon step up efforts to disrupt primary care - American Hospital Association
Amazon to Buy Primary-Care Firm One Medical in $3.9 Billion All-Cash Deal - Time
CVS to join Walgreens in primary care services - NOW Tonight with Joshua Johnson
What a mistrial in Flint water crisis bellwether trial means going forward - The Detroit News