WASHINGTON, DC — With the staggering numbers of those infected by COVID-19, policymakers at every level are having to take a hard look at the current state of health care.
Like many industries during this pandemic era, they are having to adjust to accommodate what is quickly becoming the new normal. Emily Barson, Executive Director of the nonprofit United States of Care has a pretty good idea of what the health care world post-coronavirus might have to look like.
“So often healthcare becomes such a hot button issue, but we believe that when you boil it down, there’s a lot of commonality in what American’s experience in their healthcare and when they try to take care of their families, and we believe that should be what’s centering all the work that’s happening on a policy level…that isn’t up for debate every election cycle,” Emily Barson, told 104.7 WONK FM’s Jen Richer.
Listen to the full interview here: