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As the worsening economy leads to massive job losses—potentially forcing millions more Americans to go without health insurance—FRONTLINE travels the country examining the nation’s broken health care system and explores the need for a fundamental overhaul. Veteran FRONTLINE producer Jon Palfreman dissects the private insurance system, a system that not only fails to cover 46 million Americans but also leaves millions more underinsured and at risk of bankruptcy.
Chapter 1: “We Were Incredibly Lucky”
Chapter 2: Stories of a Broken System
Chapter 3: More Pitfalls
Chapter 4: How to Get a Fairer System
Chapter 5: Change is Coming