Health care management resources: Web sites for the national debate

Shikha Sharma
2009 College & research libraries news  
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the United States is projected to spend more than $2.5 trillion on health care in 2009, or $8,160 per U.S. resident. Health spending in 2009 is projected to account for 17.6 percent of gross domestic product.1 Despite high spending, nearly 46 million Americans are still uninsured. While policy and law makers agree that health care reform is needed, they disagree on how to contain the escalating health care costs and offer
more » ... al coverage. Some have suggested imposing price controls and strict budgets on health care spending, and others support free . . .
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