How Private Equity Is Investing in Health Care: A Video Primer

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By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News and Oona Tempest October 26, 2022 [This video first appeared on Kaiser Health News, republished with permission]

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Over the past decade, private equity has moved aggressively into healthcare, gobbling up medical practices and even entire hospitals. But what exactly is private equity? And what does its involvement mean for patients and for the American healthcare system? KHN explains.

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