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Beyond Obamacare: Put the Focus on Cures, Not Costs (Part 1)
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Feb. 17, 2014
"[A]ccording to CMS, Obamacare adds roughly $621 billion over 11 years to national health spending. And while this may be a lot of money ... it amounts to 1.5 percent of the $40.7 trillion what we would have spent without Obamacare. The biggest effect of Obamacare, then, is to shift spending ... On the one hand, high costs may be a function of high volume. On the other hand, high costs may come from high prices. The verdict on U.S. spending is that it's generally driven by price increases rather than volume."

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