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US Health Care Costs

The U.S. Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

Hello, did you know the American health-care system is terrible? It is. Don't let John Boehner tell you otherwise. If you're unconvinced, here is a...

The Health Care Cost Curve -- It's Bending

Bob Semro | Posted 08.26.2013 | Denver
Bob Semro

If the cost of commodities had gone up at the same rate as health care since 1945, a dozen eggs would cost $55, a gallon of milk would be $40 and a dozen oranges would cost $134, according to the Institute of Medicine.

Americans Hoarding Medication To Save Money

Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

With a sluggish job market and slow wage growth, Americans are cutting back on everything, including something many consider a necessity: health care....

U.S. Still Bad At Preventing Deaths, Despite High Health Care Costs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.30.2012 | Business

Despite spending more on health care than other developed countries, the United States is doing a worse of job of keeping its residents from dying. ...

Why It Stinks To Be An American Woman

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.19.2012 | Money

Among advanced countries, the United States may be one of the worst places to live when it comes to health care, especially if you're a woman. Of A...

Handful Of Americans Account For Half Of U.S. Health Care Costs

Posted 01.17.2012 | Business

The cost of health care may have gone up for almost all Americans in recent years, but a handful of consumers are getting hit especially hard. Jus...