Health Care Spending and Costs

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar talked about national health care spending. According to a new report released by Centers for Medicare and… read more

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar talked about national health care spending. According to a new report released by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2012 health care spending as a part of the U.S. economy decreased for the first time since 1997. Health care costs still rose 3.7 per cent but were down as a share of the economy. Although the Affordable Care Act expands coverage to many Americans who had not been able to afford it, out-of-pocket costs can still be so high that some would have hard time staying out of debt. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Health Care Spending and Costs

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Jan 13, 2014

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  • Jan 13, 2014 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 13, 2014 | 8:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2014 | 12:51pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2014 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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