In the wake of the recent economic crisis, over 2.5 million Americans were left unemployed-and uninsured. This eye-opening "Frontline" series sets out to diagnose the flaws in the U.S. healthcare system and explore the remedies promisedby the Obama administration. Interviews with those struggling to get coverage and insurance executives combine to offer insight as to how Americans and the state should proceed in these sickly times. 60 min. Soundtrack: English.
This gripping FRONTLINE investigation probes the cracks in the American healthcare system, identifying the flaws and injustices that have politicians from both parties pushing for an overhaul. SICK AROUND AMERICA chronicles the experiences of those without insurance, measures the effect of the healthcare industry on the economy, and looks into the Obama administrations various proposals for reform.