Are Doctors Paid Too Much?

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Heard On The Morning Show
America’s price tag of healthcare is almost double per person compared to other wealthy countries and doctors’ average salary of $250,000 per year is not only twice as much as other countries but also contributes to the skyrocketing costs of healthcare, according to our guest economist. He explains how Americans pay an extra $100 billion a year in doctor salaries, why physicians receive high pay why he considers this a pay disparity. He also discuss ideas and tools policymakers could use to approach this.

Episode Credits

  • John Munson Host
  • Nyajai Ellison Producer
  • Dean Baker Guest

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