Essay Healthcare Spending
University of Phoenix
One of the major issues in health care has become heath care spending. For those who pay insurance, notice that their insurance premiums have gone up. The reason for that being is to help prepare for future expenses down the road. Since the health care has reformed, more people that are low to middle income have qualified for Medicaid in which others are taxed to help fund. This has caused the spending to increase for the United States.
According to National Health Expenditures of 2013, “health care spending increased 3.6 percent to reach $2.9 trillion”. The spending that comes from the different health care facilities are all factored in the overall spending. Hospitals, Dentist, Home Health …show more content…
Health care spending in the United States has grown since last year at the lowest rate ever recorded, due to the Affordable Care Act. It is one of the top social and economic problems Americans are facing today. Health care issues within the United States today seems to still be a major concern and there are some issues that still has to be dealt with and three of the major issues with health care spending is how much is it going to cost and second where is the money going to come from? Patient costs have doubled more in the United States than any other nations around us. The last issue is the Americans that don’t