Saturday, July 10, 2010

Podcast: Donald Berwick's Recess Appointment

In which we discuss the “four P’s” of healthcare policy.

On Friday, I spoke with Ben Domenech, Managing Editor of the Heartland Institute’s Health Care News, about President Obama’s controversial usage of the recess appointment procedure to install Donald Berwick atop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). I believe I was the first person to raise questions about Berwick’s nomination in a major journal, and you can review my extensive coverage of his nomination and appointment on this website. Here is the full audio of my 18-minute conversation with Domenech (performance by browser may vary):

The Heartland Institute’s health care subsidiary, Consumers for Health Care Choices, does a nice weekly podcast on health care policy, to which you can subscribe via iTunes.

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