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Money & Medicine

  • Aired: 09/25/2012
  • 56:46
  • Expires: 09/26/2017
  • Rating: NR
As Congress continues its battle over the budget deficit, policy-makers are turning their attention to one of the largest driving forces behind the nation’s debt – government health care spending. The focus of the health care reform debate has shifted in recent years from access to cost, and recent studies suggest that a third of all health care expenditures are unnecessary.
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A third of all health care dollars are spent in the last two years of life.
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