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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Health Care Cost Expected to Rise Significantly


“Health care spending in the United States from 2011 to 2013 is expected to grow 4 percent, which is slightly more than the historic low of 3.8 percent in 2009, government officials said Tuesday…. But in 2014, when all the facets of the Affordable Care Act go into effect, health care spending is expected to increase significantly….” (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Government intervention raises costs. Who knew?

FEE Timely Classic
“Nationalized Health Care Will Cut Costs? It Just Ain’t So” by Gene Callahan and Robert P. Murphy