Getting to the bottom of your health care costs
Did you know: Defensive medicine is a key contributor to wasteful health care spending?
More than half the money spent on health care in the United States is wasted and could be used to purchase the New York Yankees...1,200 times. An estimated $1.2 trillion of the $2.2 trillion spent on health care in the United States is wasteful with redundancies, unnecessary tests and procedures leading the way. The findings are the result of the April 2008 180° Health Forum in Washington, DC, hosted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, whose results were published in The Price of Excess: Identifying Waste in Healthcare Spending.
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