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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.

Health Care Spending

“Choosing Wisely” 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, “What Is Slowing Down the U.S. Economy,” 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

October Health Spending Up 5.5%

ANN ARBOR — National health spending in October 2016 grew at an annual rate of 5.5 percent, driven up by the hospital component, which grew 6.6 percent, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators, published by the Ann Arbor-based Altarum Institute. 333 more words