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Why Is LA Healthcare More Costly than San Diego's?

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The cost of healthcare in America is rising so fast that it threatens economic recovery.  While millions lack health insurance, some experts claim that other people get too much medical treatment. There are regional variations in medical costs, with the places that spend more not always achieving better outcomes. We hear more about the remarkable difference between certain health costs in Los Angeles and San Diego.

Credits

Guests:
Robert M. Kaplan - University of California, Los Angeles, John Wennberg - Founder and Director Emeritus, Dartmouth Institute , Tom Rosenthal - Chief Medical Officer, UCLA Medical Center, Lisa Girion - Los Angeles Times - @lisagirion

Host:
Warren Olney