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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Government’s Health Care Tab to Double in Decade


“Government spending for Medicare, Medicaid and other healthcare programs will more than double over the next decade to $1.8 trillion, or 7.3 percent of the country’s total economic output, congressional researchers said on Tuesday.” (Reuters)

If demand is subsidized by the taxpayers, this is what happens.

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