Steven Brill on 'America's Bitter Pill.'

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The headquarters of UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka, Minn. 2007 photo.
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Journalist Steven Brill made a big splash with his 2013 Time magazine special report and cover story, "Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us." Now he's out with a best-selling book titled, "America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System."

Steven Brill sat down with former CBS TV reporter Susan Spencer for a January 21, 2015 conversation at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston about what's wrong with our health care system and what can be done about it. Brill teaches journalism at Yale University. Thanks to WBUR in Boston for recording the event.

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