BOSTON (CBS) – Almost every single American is affected by the skyrocketing healthcare costs in one way or another. Procedures, tests, and even routine visits can be frighteningly expensive. So how can we start to control these increasing costs and make our healthcare system as efficient as possible? One way is through consumer engagement. Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation, and Eric Schultz, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO, sit down with Dan to talk about how as a patient, you can get more involved and invested in your healthcare decisions.
Originally broadcast June 19th, 2013.