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, Will Baby Boomers Make Universal Coverage Impossible?

Will Baby Boomers Make Universal Coverage Impossible?

The incredible costs of healthcare delivery in the United States have spurred a national political discussion on healthcare reform.

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, Outpatient Procedures and the Cost of American Healthcare

Outpatient Procedures and the Cost of American Healthcare

the Affordable Care Act has succeeded in providing more Americans with health insurance, it remains to be seen whether it can effectively reduce long-term healthcare costs.

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, Different Revenue Sources in a Single-payer Healthcare Delivery System

Different Revenue Sources in a Single-payer Healthcare Delivery System

As for employer-based health insurance, the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (also known as Obamacare or the ACA) was meant to address these growing concerns regarding widespread (over 50 million citizens as of 2012) lack of …

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, Healthcare Spending Trends among Industrialized Nations

Healthcare Spending Trends among Industrialized Nations

According to the World Health Organization, healthcare spending in the United States comprised 40% of the world’s health expenditures, with a total of approximately 2.6 trillion dollars spent and a per capita expenditure of over $5000 in 2010.

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, How to Keep Private Health Insurance Companies  from Artificially Inflating Prices

How to Keep Private Health Insurance Companies from Artificially Inflating Prices

United States spends more than $500 billion a year on unnecessary healthcare expenses…..

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, How do the Uninsured Impact the US Healthcare System?

How do the Uninsured Impact the US Healthcare System?

One of the most common excuses for the disproportionate spending in the American healthcare delivery system is the cost generated by the massive number of uninsured citizens (over 50 million as of 2013)…

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, How Medical Malpractice Insurance Impacts Healthcare Costs

How Medical Malpractice Insurance Impacts Healthcare Costs

Our health is vital to our survival, we are willing to pay whatever is requested. As it turns out, the most significant portion ($500 billion, by estimates) of total US healthcare spending is a direct result of …

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, Why Do Certain Surgeries Cost So Much?

Why Do Certain Surgeries Cost So Much?

In recent years, explosive cost increases in the United States healthcare delivery system have prompted a closer look at how healthcare providers and health insurance companies calculate baseline prices for certain advanced medical procedures. Health [...]

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, Why is the US Spending so Much on Healthcare Delivery?

Why is the US Spending so Much on Healthcare Delivery?

Healthcare costs are escalating at a tremendous pace. Why is that, and what can be done?

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, How Can the United States Reduce Healthcare Costs?

How Can the United States Reduce Healthcare Costs?

United States healthcare cost explosion is impacted by aging baby boomer population and a massive healthcare bureaucracy. Affordable Care Act attempts to address this.

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