Wednesday, December 17, 2014

5 worst states for local government hospital costs

5 worst states for local government hospital costs

The Census Bureau has released newly compiled government survey tables that drive home a key health policy point: Cities, counties and special districts help pay plenty for health care.

Policymakers usually talk about the health care spending coming out of the federal government, state governments, private insurers, employers and patients, but local governments are also playing a part. They spent $90 billion on hospitals alone in 2012, up from $41 billion in 2002.

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