Kavita Patel

Brookings Institution

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Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution; physician and former Obama Administration official who helped craft the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the worsening coronavirus pandemic in the US, Joe Biden’s economic platform and the possibility of a Third Reconstruction.

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the worsening coronavirus pandemic in the US, Joe Biden’s economic platform and the possibility of a Third Reconstruction.

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Stay at home. Stay at home. Stay at home.

Stay at home

Stay at home. Stay at home. Stay at home.

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The good news is that America's historic expansion of  healthcare spending has slowed  to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

Healthcare Spending Is on the Decline, but at What Cost?

The good news is that America's historic expansion of healthcare spending has slowed to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

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