When we look at the OECD Healthcare spending and outcomes among its 38 member countries, some facts about the U.S. are surprising.
Knowing that healthcare spending is a big national and individual concern, we took a look at what economists believe about Medicare for All.
The six categories of healthcare spending waste and the five groups that help to create it can be related to Fermi’s Paradox.
When we look at the cost effectiveness of healthcare spending, we could conclude that it is not as excessive as the headlines indicate.
Assume for a moment you are in a doctor’s office observing an examination. A 70-year old male patient enters pulling an oxygen tank and wearing a baseball cap. Because the doctor has been seeing him for two years, he knows…
We cannot avoid unintended consequences from healthcare legislation because healthcare spending has no “one-size-fits-all” solution.
For major OECD countries and the U.S., the source and destination for healthcare spending reflect national values about limited government.
Our everyday economics includes developing nations, human capital, environment, behavioral economics, consumer spending, health care,incentives & sin taxes.
While death rates are a seemingly easy way to assess healthcare spending, other perspectives like DALYs could be better when we consider the tradeoffs.