The Surprising Root Of The United States' Wasteful Health Care Spending

From ThinkProgress Fri Jan 11 2013, 13:50:26

Over the last several decades, U.S. national health expenditures have skyrocketed, increasing everything from the cost of treatment to the cost of coverage and the federal government's entitlement obligations. Experts have long held that anywhere from 30 to 50 percent of America's $2.7 trillion annual health care spending is wasteful, either due to ineffective treatments, [...]

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