They said it couldn't be done.
The health plan for state employees in Montana was failing. It had to be saved. Marilyn Bartlett was hired to fix it and she managed to do in one year what our entire federal government hasn't been able to do in decades of trying.
What's her secret?
She asked basic questions. Why are hospital bills so perplexing? Why do medical treatments cost so much? How does the confounding system of insurance reimbursement really work? What are the true costs of health care?
She knew her numbers and had the fortitude to take on power brokers in the insurance and hospital industries. You'll be amazed at the outcome.
That story Sunday on Full Measure.
We'll also have an interview with a social scientist who tells us the history of the Washington D.C. swamp. Hint: it was devised long before modern American times. But why?
And Joce Sterman will present an incredible story of a medical treatment called The Matrix that is helping wounded warriors with a technique straight out of science fiction.