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An Arm and a Leg

By An Arm and a Leg

A show about the cost of health care that’s more entertaining, empowering, and occasionally useful than enraging, and terrifying and depressing. Reporter Dan Weissmann digs in to show how we got into this crazy mess and how we just might live through it.

  1. 1.
    Watch Your Back: Outwitting the Back-Pain Industry1/2/2020
    30:00
  2. 2.
    Christmas in July12/26/2019
    28:08
  3. 3.
    This hospital sued thousands of patients — until a reporter called them out.12/19/2019
    23:21
  4. 4.
    Can they freaking DO that?!?12/12/2019
    27:39
  5. 5.
    Why can't they tell you the price upfront?12/5/2019
    26:21
  6. 6.
    Health Care: The Musical11/27/2019
    22:17
  7. 7.
    My Neighbor the Health-Care Ninja11/21/2019
    30:41
  8. 8.
    Mom vs. Texas11/14/2019
    30:02
  1. 9.
    Hey there! Season 3 is coming November 14. Here’s a preview.10/31/2019
    2:23
  2. 10.
    A place where they do health care more cheaply and effectively. (And yes, it’s in the U.S.)7/31/2019
    23:41
  3. 11.
    An actor walks into a doctor’s office…7/24/2019
    18:53
  4. 12.
    Whoa, this medical device is spying on me. In my sleep. So my insurer can deny me coverage.7/17/2019
    16:58
  5. 13.
    The insane, surprising history behind insulin’s crazy price (and some hopeful signs in the wild)7/10/2019
    26:36
  6. 14.
    Coming next week: The price of insulin7/3/2019
    1:53
  7. 15.
    Why are drug prices so random? Meet Mr. PBM6/26/2019
    18:55
  8. 16.
    How much for an MRI? Well, that depends…6/19/2019
    22:00
  9. 17.
    To get paid, hospitals get creative6/12/2019
    15:31
  10. 18.
    We thought we had adulted properly6/4/2019
    23:30
  11. 19.
    We’re back! Here’s a taste of Season 2, launching June 4.5/23/2019
    2:07
  12. 20.
    Is it ever appropriate to fudge a little? (Season One, episode 8)12/19/2018
    21:55
  13. 21.
    Why are ER bills so crazy? With Sarah Kliff of Vox.com. (Season One, episode 7)12/12/2018
    20:06
  14. 22.
    Why Health Insurance Actually Sucks (Season One, episode 6)12/5/2018
    16:20
  15. 23.
    So, Robin Hood’s got an approach to medical bills. (Season One, episode 5)11/27/2018
    15:27
  16. 24.
    Why you (and I) will likely pick the wrong health-insurance plan (Season One, episode 4)11/21/2018
    18:57
  17. 25.
    How one drug got its $500,000 price tag. (With 99 Percent Invisible– Season One, episode 3)11/14/2018
    24:31
  18. 26.
    All the Marbles: One woman’s epic quest for health insurance (Season One, episode 2)11/14/2018
    19:06
  19. 27.
    This is Water, and it sucks. Let’s talk. (Season One, episode 1)11/14/2018
    19:50
  20. 28.
    A podcast about the cost of health care, coming November 201810/11/2018
    3:57

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