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Why is health care so expensive?

Healthcare Cost

As published in the Danbury News-Times and newstimes.com on Sunday, October 18, 2015

There are numerous factors contributing to our high health care cost, including unnecessary tests and procedures, the high cost of drugs, fraud, lack of tort reform, inefficiency, and lack of standards. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law in 2010, includes a new concept for reimbursement called the accountable care organization (ACO).

Read the complete article at Dr. John Patrick: Why is health care so expensive? Read more about all aspects of healthcare in Health Attitude.


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