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Us health care spending

What’s going on in the world today? Besides fighting and violence? How about US health care spending. The truth is that US health care spending is a main issue in the society of the United States. Did you know that there are millions of Americans that look towards health care when they are sick or injured?

When it comes to spending money on healthcare in America there is really no way to get out of it unless you choose to not consult a doctor. See, this is the sad part, tons of Americans are not able to afford health care and are faced with a major illness, and then they choose to die because they are not able to afford it.

There is no doubt in this world that health care is one of those things that we really have no choice but to have therefore we end up spending thousands a year on nothing other than health care. The fact is that US health care spending has actually grew since the 1990’s because either the cost of health care cost has went up or it could be the fact that the US has populated even more since the 1990’s, which leaves America with an even bigger health care bill.

Also, in America there are a lot of car accidents, a lot of them are due to drunk driving or just careless drivers, this alone is what sends a ton of people to the hospital each and every day, it’s sad isn’t it? And do you know something even worse? There is really no way to stop the US health care spending issue because the population in America is only growing bigger.

US health care spending can come in a lot of ways. When we are talking about US health care spending, we are talking about the prescription medications that you pay for, the doctors visits then the cost of the procedures that are performed. Face it; hundreds of surgeries go on in the USA today, if it is not because of a car accident it is because of cancer, a tumor, or some other reason. Surgery in America is pretty expensive, just for back surgery you are looking at spending thousands of dollars. Want to know something else? It cost a thousand to have a baby, depending on the insurance and hospital you are in. Hopefully you have good health care insurance that allows you to only have to pay $250.00 when it comes to being hospitalized instead of $3000.00.

Before you read this article, when you heard the title “US Health Care Spending” what is it that went through your mind? If you are like many people you thought about how much health care in the USA costs. If you are from another country you may not know anything about healthcare in the US but you can take our word when we say that pertaining to health care spending in the US you are looking at the millions of dollars a year total for all the health care spending in America, the truth hurts but not as bad as having to pay.

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January 10, 2008 - Posted by | Blogroll, Health Care

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