Health Care Updates

  US Spending On Healthcare Blamed On Higher Prices. Politico  (5/3, Smith) reports, “The United States spends more on health care than 12 other industrialized countries, a new Commonwealth Fund study finds – but that doesn’t mean this country’s care is any better.” At a per capita cost of “nearly $8,000” the report found that

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Health Care Updates

House GOP Report Says ACA Gives Employers Inventive To End Coverage. The “Healthwatch” blog of The Hill  (5/2, Baker) reports House Republicans on the Ways and Means Committee said that the healthcare reform law “gives the country’s biggest businesses a strong incentive to quit offering healthcare benefits” because they “would save billions of dollars.” However,

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