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Why Did the GOP Oust a Respected Healthcare Official?

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Dr. Don Berwick is an admired pediatrician and Harvard professor, and was recently haled by Health Affairs as “one of the nation’s leading champions of high quality, patient-centered care”—but that didn’t stop forty-two House Republicans from forcing him to resign from his government post, on the grounds that he was “socialist.” In a recent conversation with Nation editor at large Chris Hayes, Dr. Berwick discusses exactly why conservatives were so opposed to him running Medicare and Medicaid. You can watch more interviews on Up With Chris Hayes here.

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