Hospitals are now required to post their prices online. This approach is unlikely to change US health care – but better price transparency tools could actually reduce costs.
Nearly one-fifth of US GDP is spent on health care. Where does all of that money go?
Depending on where you live, having a disability can cost thousands of additional dollars per year. Government programs often don't account for that.
Our new meta-analysis, which pooled results from 65 studies, looked at health-care spending by both the private and public sectors including preventive and curative care.