Main Street Economics
Lowering Health Care Costs & the Future of Blockchain Technology
Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) (00:26) joins Joint Economic Committee Chairman Pat Tiberi in the first episode of Main Street Economics. They discuss lowering the cost of health insurance (02:12) and separate myths from facts about coverage (03:45) and risk pools (6:32). As a member of the Ways and Means Committee, Representative Schweikert wrote the provisions that add the invisible risk sharing program (08:20) to the House-passed American Health Care Act. In addition, Chairman Tiberi asks Representative Schweikert about his role as the co-chairman of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus (11:36) and the potential for Blockchain technology (19:01) to improve secure transactions and recordkeeping (13:38).
Recorded: July 26, 2017