Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: DECEMBER 2015


Signing Off

2015 has been a fun year with plenty to talk about in healthcare.

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Where I Was Right, Where I Was Wrong

Looking back, we made a few predictions in 2015 and got the easy ones right, but missed one badly.

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My Kingfisher

After a long search, it seems that we can confirm that annual spending on physicians is about $4.6 billion.

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Final Exam

Getting more people covered by insurance and specialty drugs were the two primary drivers behind the 5.3% increase in healthcare spending in 2014.

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Interpreting 5.3%

Healthcare spending in 2014 grew 5.3% compared to 2013, ending a five year period of virtually zero growth.

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95,000 Years

Total US spending on healthcare officially hit $3 trillion in 2014 and now accounts for 17.5% of GDP.

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