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Part 5: The very tool that we rely on to offset the high prices of medical care is a major contributor to those costs.
Part 4: Healthcare is an exercise in economics, even if a doctor charges you nothing for services. Understanding basic economics is key to understanding healthcare.
Corporate welfare is one government activity that is hated by both Conservatives and Liberals. But they might secretly be in love with the system.
Part 3: One reader insists that excessive CEO salaries play a major role in healthcare costs. Let's see if that's true.
Part 2: The term "healthcare" covers a wide range of medical and non-medical public policy issues. And that's part of the problem.
Part 1: Why does healthcare cost so much in the United States? Over the next several articles, we'll look into the various causes and trends in medical pricing.
Here in the twenty-first century, "news" means "bad news." But a fair reading of events sometimes turns bad news into ordinary news.