Forbes: The Cost of Health Now Over $4.9 trillion

Using an expanded approach to assessing the magnitude of health-related spending, Forbes Contributor Chris Conover pegs the overall tab at nearly $5 trillion, compared to the much lower ($3 trillion) projection set forth by the Ceners for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Conover’s assessment takes into account factors like complementary and alternative medicine, nutrition supplements, and informal care, and is explained in detail in an article published today on  www.forbes.com. Read the article here…

 

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