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Subject: qotd: Another chance to quickly view the two illuminating cost
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:18:39 -0700
From: Don McCanne <email@example.com>
To: Quote-of-the-Day <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Since it is likely that most of you did not click on the link for the
article used in yesterday's Quote of the Day, "The Cost Curve Is
Bending, but Not for All of Us," you missed seeing two illuminating
graphs that, in just a couple of seconds, show you that we actually can
control our future health care costs while providing care for everyone.
Figure 1 shows the pronounced differences in 1) the cost curve of
Medicare (S&P Medicare Index) and 2) the cost curve of
privately-financed care: private insurance plus private self-funded
employer groups (S&P Commercial Index).
Figure 2 shows the pronounced differences in 1) the health care cost
curve of the fragmented, dysfunctional system of the United States and
2) the health care cost curve of the single payer system in Canada
Click on this link... right now, while it's in front of you.
Then share it with others.