It’s called “upstreamism,” and understanding the concept may go a long way to understanding health outcomes in America and beyond.
What can be done about America’s runaway medical debt? How’d we get here? That’s the subject of this conversation and a new book, ‘End Medical Debt: Curing America’s $1 Trillion Unpayable Healthcare Debt.’
We know that the health care system can be confusing – never mind the actual medical care itself. It also is costly. And from changing coverage to high deductibles to co-pays and more, the question remains: Who pays?
Becker’s Hospital CFO Report: “Bankruptcy linked to medical debt remains common despite passage of the ACA, with two-thirds of debtor respondents citing it as contributing to their filing, a study published Feb. 6 in the American Journal of Public Health found.”
Motley Fool: “At least 25% of Americans aged 25 to 54 have unpaid medical bills, according to new data from Care.com. The same holds true for more than 10% of seniors aged 65 to 74.” “The problem with outstanding medical
What’s driving healthcare costs? A new report points the finger at hospitals, not physicians.