‘An Arm and a Leg’: He made a video about the medical insurance term that went viral

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A 30-minute video on health insurance terminology has garnered more than a million views.

Host Dan Weissmann spoke to Brian David Gilbert, the man behind the video.

Gilbert is best known for his videos for Polygon, a media company focused on video games. But when he left that job to be independent, he needed new health insurance. In this episode of the podcast “An Arm and a Leg,” Gilbert explains how finding insurance inspired him to tackle one of his toughest topics: U.S. health insurance.

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