healthcare spending

Sen. Dick Durbin hammered the 21st Century Cures Act, complaining that it cuts funding for preventative health programs while under-funding research efforts.
This should really come as no surprise. Health and health care are two related, but separate issues. Think of it like being
"Price transparency" drags out into the open a number, price or charge, that has no real meaning in healthcare. In other activities, the price is what the consumer pays to the seller.
What if those who had been urging the government to consider additional reinforcement for the levees in New Orleans before
LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Total health spending fell in one in three OECD nations between 2009 and 2011, with poor people
It's time we applied such common sense to healthcare spending, and a much-discussed new book does just that: Cracking Health Costs: How to Cut Your Company's Costs and Provide Employees Better Care, by Tom Emerick and Al Lewis.
Health care spending per capita in the US increased 36 percent between 2000 and 2010, from $6,177 to $8,402 for every person
The report is likely to feature prominently in the 2012 presidential campaign, where Republicans Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich
Everyone agrees that healthcare spending is out of control and the cost spiral is unsustainable. The cure for this sickness seems, however, elusive.
Can anyone put a price tag on the remaining time we have in our last days and months? With healthcare consuming 20% of our economy by 2019, we aren't going to be able to ignore the question much longer.
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Dave Weigel, the Washington Independent's crack conservatologist, interviewed Rick Scott, the founder and principle funder