Healthcare Daily Digest for 6 February 2013: A Graphic Look at Where Our Healthcare Dollars Go

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We talked before about the Americanly confusing way we go about spending on healthcare: too much money for pretty low quality care. Giving a helping hand with this argument are the fine folk over at NPR’s Planet Money: Health Care Spending In America, In Two Graphs.

Specifically, and through the magic of graphs, NPR wanted to know “Where, exactly, is all that [healthcare] money going? And, for that matter, where is the money coming from to pay for all that healthcare?”

Wednesday brings us these other headlines, too:

  • About As Well As You’d Expect…: We start by checking in on Deborah Shapiro, a 76-year-old woman who switches from her former employer’s plan to Medicare. It…doesn’t go well.
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