TITLE

Are Health Care Costs Crippling Consumers?

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Insurance Networking News;May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study conducted by Deloitte LLP which shows that consumers in the U.S. spend about 14.7% more on health care than what the government reveals.
ACCESSION #
60617933

 

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