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In my last post, I examined the causes of health care spending growth and discussed the factors that underlie the variation in spending both overtime and across countries. In this post, I want to focus on the broad strategies available to...
When families gather in 2014, PPACA’s fairness will be questioned around many a dinner table. In that year, members of Congress from high cost-of-living areas are likely to hear quite a few of those questions from displeased...
In 1965 health spending was 6 percent. As of June 2011, it sits at 18.2 percent. This blog piece traces the growth in health spending share of GDP from 1965 to present and identifies important historical patterns and bends in the curve.
Unless the U.S. can slow the rate of growth in health care spending, we’re going to keep having paralyzing debt debates time and time again.
Job creation anemia did not begin with the 2010 health care law. But if small-business owners are correct, PPACA could prolong a situation that, in August 2011, is dire.