health care costs

Sanders Targets Health Industry Profits. Are His Figures Right?

At the January Democratic debate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders zeroed in on the question of profits in the health care industry.

Under “Medicare for All,” he said, “we end the $100 billion a year that the health care industry makes.”

Oregon Will Tackle Health Care Costs Amid Grim Reality

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A daylong conference devoted to health care policy, coverage and care in Oregon this week ended with a discussion of the elephant in the room: the price of care.

The United States spends too much on health care, gets too little and throws billions away.

Legislative Task Force Tackles Rising Medical Costs

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The bipartisan group, which includes officials from the Oregon Health Authority, providers and insurers, have come with a proposal that could be a framework for a bill in 2019.

A legislative task force has taken a crack at attacking rising health care costs. 

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