Economics of Healthcare

In this Fight Back Minicast, we talk with Sean Flynn, an assistant professor of economics at Scripps College, about the economics of our healthcare system: why consumers don’t pay much attention to healthcare costs, why health insurance companies spend so much, and why employers don’t push for reform.

Healthcare for Dummies

Doctor in scrubs with angel's wings

Our guest, Sean Flynn, author of Economics for Dummies,” discusses how states, nonprofit organizations, and even companies—like Whole Foods—are implementing unique and cheaper ways to deliver healthcare to patients.