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U.S. spends more on healthcare, but not on social services spending, study finds

There’s broad consensus that the U.S. spends too much on healthcare, but it’s not because it doesn’t invest enough in social services, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. Using data over a 35-year period, from 1980 to 2015, the research compared healthcare spending and social spending among 35 countries in the Organization… Read More »

Many seniors can’t afford healthcare despite paying billions, finds Gallup

Healthcare costs are on the rise, and seniors may be dramatically impacted by this trend, with a new Gallup study revealing that seniors have withdrawn an estimated $ 22 billion from long-term savings to pay for their healthcare costs. Because of that, 77 percent seniors cite anxiety over healthcare costs and value. Defined as those… Read More »