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Costs of Health Care

Shopping for Your Health Care: Can You Tell if the Price Is Right?

Joshua Liao | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Joshua Liao

I believe in a tomorrow with more transparency and greater consumer awareness; one with troves of information at our fingertips; one where we can make health decisions with our eyes open. So for all of their limitations, the most recent Medicare releases are steps in the right direction.

Myths and Misperceptions About Primary Care

John Geyman | Posted 10.22.2011 | Books
John Geyman

We are indebted to the late Dr. Barbara Starfield of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for this basic definition of the four pillars of primary care.

It's the Prices, Stupid: Consumers Don't Drive High Health Care Costs

Richard Kirsch | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

The reason that health care costs so much in the United States is not that we consume too much health care; it's that we pay too much for what we consume.