Frontline: Sick Around America

Frontline: Sick Around America

Director: Jon Palfreman

Cast: Jon Palfreman

     
 

The economy bottoming-out and millions of unemployed Americans left without health insurance, Frontline takes an illuminating look at the nation's shattered health care system and ponders innovative proposals for a complete overhaul. Every day, more and more Americans are faced with lay-offs, unexpected illnesses, and drastic life changes, leaving the ObamaSee more details below

Overview

The economy bottoming-out and millions of unemployed Americans left without health insurance, Frontline takes an illuminating look at the nation's shattered health care system and ponders innovative proposals for a complete overhaul. Every day, more and more Americans are faced with lay-offs, unexpected illnesses, and drastic life changes, leaving the Obama administration scrambling to find a solution that will ensure everyone receives proper healthcare coverage. By going inside some of the biggest insurance companies in the nation, the filmmakers at Frontline are able to hold executive accountable for their priorities, programs, and policies, and offer detailed account of one state's quest for healthcare reform.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/09/2009
UPC:
0841887010689
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
16,108

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frontline: Sick Around America
1. Introduction [2:40]
2. "We Were Incredibly Lucky" [6:04]
3. Stories of a Broken System [10:12]
4. More Pitfalls [11:48]
5. How to Get a Fairer System? [9:35]
6. Change Is Coming [12:21]
7. Credits [2:45]

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