By Bryan Nehman
WBAL NewsRadio, August 8, 2019
Health insurance has changed dramatically since its inception in the early 1900s, when Blue Cross Blue Shield charged 50 cents a month for coverage. Dr. Laura Kaplan-Weisman details the history of health insurance and the dire need for single-payer reform.
Dr. Kaplan-Weisman’s conversation with WBAL was based on her August 2, 2019 op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, titled “Why Americans can’t afford health care: the history.”