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Economic Impact Study Released

Economic Impact Study Released

Healthcare 4 All commissioned Gerald Friedman, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts to perform an Economic Impact Study on a Single Payer Healthcare System. His finding: Pennsylvania is on an unsustainable economic path. Health care costs are absorbing a growing share of personal income. Between 1991 and 2009, spending on health care in the […]

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5 Myths About Canada’s Health Care System

5 Myths About Canada’s Health Care System

How does the U.S. health care system stack up against Canada’s? You’ve probably heard allegedly true horror storiesabout the Canadian system — like 340-day waits for knee replacement surgery, for example. To separate fact from fiction, Aaron E. Carroll, M.D., the director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research in Indianapolis, identified the […]

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More Than Three in 10 in U.S. Put Off Treatment Due to Cost

More Than Three in 10 in U.S. Put Off Treatment Due to Cost

More Than Three in 10 in U.S. Put Off Treatment Due to Cost More had to put off care for a serious condition than a non-serious one by Elizabeth Mendes WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thirty-two percent of Americans say they have had to put off medical care for themselves or their family in the past year […]

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New County Level Estimates for the Uninsured Are Out From the Census Bureau

New County Level Estimates for the Uninsured Are Out From the Census Bureau

The new Small Area Health Insurance Estimates or SAHIE are now out for each county and state in the US for 2008. Previously the Census bureau came out statewide with poverty level and uninsured estimates. In the old blog I did an analysis changes in state and US rates from 1999 to 2010. As seen […]

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