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Where do our wasted health dollars go to?

The biggest problem with health care delivery in the US is cost, which seems to have taken a back seat to other issues meant to be addressed by health care reform. We spend about $2.5 trillion dollars a year on health care—that’s over eight thousand dollars a year for every man, woman, and child. What’s [...]
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Rising Costs To Business, Government And Consumers Inspire, Complicate Health Reform

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Every 10 years or so, the cost of health care doubles. It went from $714 billion in 1990 to $1.4 trillion in 2000 to an expected $2.5 trillion this year, the Sacramento Bee reports. "As the health care reform movement goes into high... Read Post

Bartiromo falsehood: Health reform bill costs a "trillion dollars"

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (5 years ago)

On MSNBC's Morning Joe on July 27, CNBC host Maria Bartiromo falsely asserted as fact that the health care reform proposal under consideration in Congress will cost a "trillion dollars over 10 years." In fact, the Congressional Budg... Read Post

Wasteful Medical Spending Clogs Health Care Industry

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

CNN: "Consider this: For every dollar the nation spends on health care, 50 cents is wasted. According to a 2008 report by Pricewaterhouse Cooper's Health Research Institute, wasteful spending accounts for $1.2 trillion of the $2.2 t... Read Post


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