Posts Tagged ‘healthcare spending’

Infographic: Safety Net Hospitals Will Not Be Docked in States That Don’t Expand Medicaid

July 5th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Instead of punishing states and safety net hospitals in those states that refuse to expand Medicaid, Medicaid funding cuts – $500 million in 2014 and $600 million in 2015 – will be allocated among states fairly evenly, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Louisiana and New Hampshire are the top two states to receive the most federal dollars for their uninsured residents, according to a new infographic from Pew’s Stateline. The infographic shows the allocation of federal funding state by state in dollars per resident.

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Infographic: Where Does Healthcare Money Go?

July 3rd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Healthcare in the United States accounts for trillions of dollars in spending, both by governments and private individuals. The impact of the healthcare industry on everyday Americans continues to grow, whether they see it in their insurance bill or whether they earn their salaries from the healthcare industry.

Almost half of Americans take at least one prescription drug, according to a new infographic by Best Masters in Healthcare. The spending for these prescription drugs is on the rise. The infographic also details per capita healthcare spending, a look at healthcare billing departments, industry jobs on the rise and more.

Health in America
Source: Best Masters in Healthcare

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Infographic: The Cost of 30 Years of Unsustainable Health Spending Growth in the U.S.

April 10th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

If the United States had spent as much per person on healthcare as Switzerland did over the past 30 years, the savings would be about $15.5 trillion, according to a new infographic by The Commonwealth Fund.

Unsustainable Health Spending Growth

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Infographic: Strategies to Slow Health Spending Growth

February 15th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Provider payment reforms, high-value healthcare and marketplace improvements could slow healthcare spending growth by $2 trillion over 10 years, according to a new infographic by the Commonwealth Fund.

Strategies to Slow Healthcare Spending

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Infographic: Trends, Impact of U.S. Healthcare Spending

October 1st, 2012 by Melanie Matthews

U.S. healthcare spending has surged over the past 50 years and continues to grow faster than the economy, according to September’s Visualizing Health Policy by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

JAMA presents the data in an infographic that also looks at how healthcare spending is unevenly distributed within the U.S. population, with only half the population accounting for more than 97% of healthcare costs.

The growth in healthcare costs is putting pressure on U.S. families, some of whom have to delay healthcare because of cost.

U.S. Healthcare Spending

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