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US, UK, Canadian and Danish health spending as % of GDP

Health spending is surprisingly stable outside of the USA. Even in the UK it was a gentle taper upwards.

Source: OECD Health Statistics.

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Number of People With Health Insurance Highest in 20 Years

The number of people with health insurance are at their highest levels in nearly 20 years. In the first nine months of 2015, nearly 91% of people, from babies to 64-year-olds, had some form of health insurance. 355 more words

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Report: Colorado Among States With Drop In Uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. 562 more words

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California 1 Of 8 States To See Significant Drop In Uninsured In 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. 557 more words

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Terrific News Tuesday

And I know what I have to do now. I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring? 457 more words

Steve Bullock

What if you get an unexpected big bill

I have mostly been focusing on inequities in our healthcare system, but this week I am giving some practical advice. One of my main maxims when it comes to paying for healthcare is “look closely at every bill.” Here’s why. 784 more words