San Diego Mesa College
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Healthcare in America: Whats Really Going On? part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
In this activity students listen to all or part of two NPR investigative shows on the healthcare system and then participate in one of a number of activities to explain what they have learned using economic terms. In this way, students have the opportunity to both learn about the current structure of healthcare in the US, and to conceptualize it from an economist's viewpoint.