‘One arm and one leg’: Private equity is everywhere in healthcare. Really.

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When a listener wrote to us about an expensive colonoscopy quote, we were intrigued. As it turns out, a few years ago, investors identified gastroenterology as their next hot-ticket item.

Private equity firms are the house-flipper of the investment world, and they have found their way into many areas of our lives. Now, they are also in the office of a gastroenterologist, hoping to change the way these doctors do business and make quick money by selling exercises down the street.

In this episode of the podcast, we find out why these doctors are selling their practices to private equity and what that might mean for the quality and cost of your healthcare.

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