PBS NewsHour

Will Trump's push for transparency on medical costs pay off?

Clip: 06/24/2019 | 5m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Uncertainty around the costs of prescription drugs and health care in general is worrying Americans. A recent study found that one in six were surprised by a medical bill from a hospital treatment in 2017. On Monday, President Trump issued executive orders requiring greater transparency around medical costs. But will they help? Nick Schifrin talks to Elisabeth Rosenthal of Kaiser Health News.

Aired: 06/24/19

Rating: NR

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