Medical Costs

Can collaboration heal rising medical costs?

Medical costs are rising dramatically. Few consumers would dispute that.

The U.S. government spent more than $2.3 trillion on healthcare in 2008, more than three times the $714 billion spent in 1990, and over eight times the $253 billion spent in 1980—all according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. » Read more

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What does your healthcare really cost you?

Imagine heading to your local grocery store to pick up some things for dinner. As you head down the aisles, you notice there are no prices listed. On anything. You continue to gather your items and head for the checkout stand. You don't know what your grocery bill total or even what the individual items cost. Neither does the cashier. He simply tells you that "you'll get a bill in the mail." » Read more

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