Primary Prevention: Real Savings & Productivity Gains Measured & Documented

U.S. Concerns About Healthcare:

• U S spends most, $2.4 trillion in 2008, ~$8,000 for every citizen.

• Employers pay over one-third of these costs making America less

competitive in global marketplace.

• National health expenditure growth trends likely to continue to average

2-3 times CPI, ~ 7% per year through 2015.

• Health expenditures as % of GDP: Unsustainable growth:

– 15.3 % in 2003

– 16.0 % in 2006

– 17.4 % in 2008

– 19.6 % in 2016 (2007 est; 2009 est in 2013!)

– 25.0 % by 2030 (2007 est; 2009 est in 2022!)

Read Briefing: HSC Jaffe Real Cost Savings 09 Briefing

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