Posts Tagged ‘health care spending’

  • everyday economics and the high deductible's imapct

    Health Care Spending: The Impact of the Deductible

    Dec 10, 15 • 188 Views • 1 Comment

    With some unintended consequences, a large self-insured employer cut health care spending by switching from free employee health care to a high deductible......  [read more]

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    Health Care Costs

    Mar 10, 12 • 594 Views • No Comments

    Looking forward to your daily Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino, you see that the calorie count sign says 500 calories. Change your mind? Most studies indicate that knowing a calorie count has little if any impact on purchasing decisions. Then, you stroll to......  [read more]

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    Health Care Insight

    Oct 4, 10 • 630 Views • 1 Comment

    Perhaps it all began when President Lyndon Johnson called Wilbur Mills, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. “Wilbur, I’ve just been looking through the polls here, and I’ve only got a few weaknesses, and the worst of them is that......  [read more]

  • Cheap Health Care!

    Jan 2, 10 • 611 Views • No Comments

    A recent “Investor’s Business Daily” article includes a great graph. Downward sloping, the graph represents health care spending by consumers. While aggregate spending skyrockets, individuals are paying less out of pocket.......  [read more]