Health Care Finance Exam 1

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Health Care Finance Exam 1
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2012-02-18 16:51:53
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  1. How much of the GDP is spent on health care?
    17.1%
  2. How much more does the U.S. pays for health care compared to other inudustrialzed country?
    2 - 4 times for common procedures as other nations
  3. Opportunity costs
    Health care spending detracts from other choices: eduation, decaying bridges, clean water, prisons,...
  4. Why are there so many uninsured in the U.S.?
    high cost
  5. What accounts for most of the governement debt?
    Medicare, Medicaid, Social Socurity, Unfunded state pensions
  6. What are the trends in health care expenditures?
    Currently increasing exponentially. Cannot sustain at this rate.

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