Monday, July 14, 2014

Health Spending Has Grown Slower In U.S. Than Other Countries (But It Won't Last)

We have been skeptical that Obamacare explains the slow rate of growth in health spending. A new research paper by Luca Lorenzoni and colleagues, from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development confirms not only that the slowdown occurred well before Obamacare, but that the effect was stronger in the U.S. than in Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.

The report shares some disturbing data.

Read the entire column at the Independent Institute's Beacon blog or the National Center for Policy Analysis Health Policy Blog.

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