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Does anyone really care what we spend on health care?

The Affordable Care Act extended Medicaid to all Americans earning under 138 percent of the federal poverty line ‚ÄĒ $16,643 for a single person and $33,948 for a family of four in 2017. 259 more words


The GOP Can Do Better on Healthcare Reform

The Congressional Budget Office has just released its analysis of the GOP Healthcare Reform Bill, the American Health Care Act, designed to replace the Affordable Care Act.  308 more words

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of the GOP Healthcare Reform Bill

The American HealthCare Act, introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday, begins the process of looking for a replacement and improvement to the Affordable Care Act.  281 more words

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Healthcare Spending in the US

With the Healthcare Debate in Full Swing, we wanted to share our Insights on Healthcare Spending in the U.S.

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‚ÄúChoosing Wisely‚ÄĚ Campaign Aims to Combat Medical Overuse, Spending

Health care is expensive. Anyone who has accessed health care services knows just how expensive it is and health care costs have continued to increase for decades. 507 more words

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What Is Slowing Down Today’s Economy? II. Three Culprits

My last post, ‚ÄúWhat Is Slowing Down the U.S. Economy,‚Ä̬†reports on an interesting analysis¬†by the Gallup economist, Jonathan Rothwell, making an excellent case that three of the biggest drags on the U.S. 298 more words

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The US spends a disproportionate amount of health care dollars on five illnesses

America is notorious for overspending on health care. The World Bank estimates that the US spends 17.1% of its total GDP on health care, a greater percentage than literally every other country in the world. 522 more words