Many cancer survivors skip care because of cost
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Health care as vampire: a poignant plea from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts for everybody to step up and control costs before health care drains the life out of the economy. Health care reform is not so bad, the public seems to be thinking. As this fall’s elections approach, Time magazine suggests that people are so …
Well, it’s not in double digits — yet… A new survey by the National Business Group on Health — which includes huge employers like Microsoft — finds that they expect their health care costs to rise in 2011 by an average of almost 9 percent. For this year, they estimated it was about 7 percent. …
Cancer costs the world more than any other disease, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society (which may have a dog in that race.) The calculation is based on productivity and lives lost rather than the costs of care, and totals $895 billion in 2008. In these bad economic times, a whopping …
What’s next on cost-cutting efforts in Massachusetts?
10 Steps To Better Health Care And Controlling Costs
Gov. Patrick wants the power to review and reject rates charged by hospitals, doctors, insurers and other in an attempt to make health care more affordable.
Health experts meet in Boston to figure out the next step in health reform: lower costs and better care.
Sen. Richard Moore says the public deserves answers to some serious questions about rising health care costs.
Weighing the true costs of end-of-life-care.