TITLE

Healthcare: Spending more and getting less

AUTHOR(S)
Muir, Ed
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
American Teacher;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that the U.S. government spends one quarter of the federal budget on healthcare, but employers and individuals have a larger role than the government in setting rules for the U.S. healthcare system. The author believes the U.S. healthcare systems is inefficient; the U.S. has higher healthcare costs but lower life expectancy and higher infant mortality as compared to other industrial nations.
ACCESSION #
24373881

 

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