Health Care Costs Are High and Rising

 

   Source of graph:  online version of the Omaha World-Herald article quoted and cited below.

 

The article quoted below summarizes a seminar by Dr. John Abramson.  He was right to highlight the high costs of health care in the U.S., though he didn’t show any special insight in suggesting solutions.

 

(p. 1D)  Costs are out of control, he said, and yet the United States, out of 22 developed nations, pays the most per person for health care and ranks last in having citizens lead long, healthy lives.

 

 

For the full story, see: 

STEVE JORDON.  “Employers urged to cure health system.”  Omaha World-Herald  (Weds., August 22, 2007):  1D & 2D.  

 

  Source of cartoon:  online version of the Omaha World-Herald article quoted and cited above.