The estimated waste is at least $760 billion per year. That’s comparable to government spending on Medicare and exceeds national military spending, as well as total primary and secondary education spending.
The estimated waste is at least $760 billion per year. That’s comparable to government spending on Medicare and exceeds national military spending, as well as total primary and secondary education spending.
The author of this study works for Humana, one of the biggest health insurers. They still found that over $200 billion is wasted every year on health admin & overhead. Medicare for All is the solution.
The estimated waste is at least $760 billion per year. That’s comparable to government spending on Medicare and exceeds national military spending, as well as total primary and secondary education spending.
The estimated waste is at least $760 billion per year. That’s comparable to government spending on Medicare and exceeds national military spending, as well as total primary and secondary education spending.
“What stands in the way of reducing waste — especially administrative waste and out-of-control prices — is much more a lack of political will than a lack of ideas about how to do it.” quote in great article by
Reinhardt’s Law: every dollar of spending equals someone else’s income (including waste) Social opportunity cost of low-value care cannot be discounted either — potentially $ billions that could be invested in housing, schools, early child education..
The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System
The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System
The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System roughly 20 percent to 25 percent of American health care spending is wasteful. And it is almost all over-priced. See our
The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System: A new study finds that roughly 20 percent to 25 percent of American health care spending is wasteful. It’s a startling number but not a new finding. What is surprising is how little we know about how to prevent it.
The administrative waste in healthcare costs $billions, gets in the way of timely & effective care, and reduces job satisfaction for providers. This is a fix we can get behind - Let’s start there. The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System
The Huge Amount of Waste in the U.S. Health System
The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System