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We spend about half of our federal tax dollars on health care. That’s ridiculous. – USA TODAY

opinion Marty Makary Opinion contributor Published 12:23 PM EDT Sep 16, 2019 As presidential hopefuls debate how much more money to pour into our broken system, they should consider how much we already spend.  In a new report out Monday, my Johns Hopkins colleagues and I found that nearly half of our federal tax dollars… Read More »

PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on employee health care next year as drug prices rise – CNBC

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »