Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: healthcare spending

Unnecessary Medical Care: More Common Than You Might Think

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From NPR: A recent report by the Washington Health Alliance has helped to quantify the epidemic of medical overtreatment and healthcare waste. "What the group found...

Why the U.S. Spends More Than Other Nations on Health Care

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From The New York Times: Studies point to a simple reason for the nation's rising expenditure on health care: the high cost of medical services and procedures. Article...

Putting Profits Ahead of Patients

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From The New York Review of Books: In her book An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back, Elisabeth...

Staggering Levels of Health Spending in U.S.

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From the Center for Health Journalism: In 2015, the U.S. spent a staggering $3.2 trillion on health care. This budget is often spent ineffectively; our spending...

Mental Health Treatments Top List of US Healthcare Spending

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According to new research, the United States spends over 200 billion annually on treatment and hospitalization for mental health issues, exceeding spending on heart...