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REIMAGINEAMERICA RADIO HOUR – July 29,2018 – Moving Forward Toward Affordable Health Care

When it Comes to our Health Care – There are A LOT OF NUMBERS The cost of American health care is nearly twice that of any other nation. Today, the United States spends $3 trillion a year (the equivalent of the entire federal government budget) Approximately $10,000 per person per year About 1/3 of federal

REIMAGINEAMERICA RADIO HOUR October 15

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Reimagineamerica Radio Hour September 23

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Reimagineamerica Radio Hour August 5

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Health Insurance Drives Sky-Rocketing Health Care Costs

Recently my allergy doctor suggested a vapor treatment for my pollen-driven tightened chest. I said okay. It never occurred to me to ask how much does the treatment cost because I won't get a bill. The charge will merely be an object of curiosity when the insurance company sends me an explanation of benefits they paid. If the insurer is required to pay – no questions asked – for tests and treatments, our profit-making health care eco-system is going to prescribe more at a higher cost each. That leads directly to rising insurance premiums. If I had to pay the bill for that treatment, I would have asked more questions about the cost and efficacy.