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The Cost of Health Care 2017

By admin on May 24, 2017 | Listed under Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment |

The cost of health care goes up every day. I can say that on the insurance side, which I look at every day, it seems that the cost of premium goes up about 1% per month.

I do not have any answers for this but I think I have found some people (a writer in this case) who offers some food for thought.

I think the link below to a C-span.org  Washington Journal (morning 3 hr news show…that I do like and DVR every day. (I do not have the time to watch it all, and would not want to. But there are some gems.

The link below is with the reporter and author Elisabeth Rosenthal talking on the cost of health care in the USA today -in 2017.

The cost of health care discussion with Elisabeth Rosenthal 04/29/2017 via C-span on WJ.

nytimes.com-Hospitals have learned to manipulate medicalcodes often resulting in mind-boggling bills_2017_03_29   (right click to open this pdf copy in new tab)

NYTimes 03/29/2017 Elisabeth Rosenthal on Indecipherable Medical Bills? They’re One Reason Health Care Costs So Much

NPR How Health Care became big business  (04/10/2017)

NYTimes paying till it hurts (11 parts from 2014)

More Related Links

C-span Elisabeth Rosenthal 

NYTimes Elizabeth Rosenthal 

Twitter – Elisabeth Rosenthal

Health Shots via NPR

Books and Videos 

AN AMERICAN SICKNESS
How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
406 pp. Penguin Press.

nytimes.com-Why an Open Market Wont Repair American Health Care_2017_04_04

Good Reads – An American Sickness –  “Why an Open Market Won’t Repair American Health Care”.

 

 

 

EXTRA

Health Care and Tax Reform via Stephen Moore   – from- C-span WJ 05/10/2017 about 30 min.

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