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Welcome to Code WACK!

featuring host Brenda Gazzar


Shining a light on America's callous healthcare system

and what we can do about it.


Now streaming on Nurse Talk Media and Progressive Voices!


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Jul 5, 2021

What if your surgery were suddenly cancelled the day before because your insurer deemed it "medically unnecessary?" What choices do Americans have when it comes to their care? Would global budgeting have helped rural hospitals cope with the pandemic? Stephanie Kang, PhD, health policy director for Rep. Pramila Jayapal, shares with Brenda Gazzar how her father's personal experience with a marketplace health plan during a serious health crisis illustrates the need for improved, expanded Medicare for All.