Ethics Talk: Health Hazards of Cost Sharing


In this video and audio edition of Ethics Talk, journal editor in chief, Dr Audiey Kao, talks with Dr Ziad Obermeyer about the potential impact on mortality of cost-sharing practices of health insurers.

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Ziad Obermeyer, MD, MPhil is the Blue Cross of California Distinguished Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health.


Recorded on March 9, 2021




Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewee reports having equity stakes in Deep Health Dandelion Health and Berkeley Data Ventures as well as receiving speaking and consulting fees from Independence Blue Cross and Anthem.

Viewpoints expressed are those of interview participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.