Unformatted text preview: dominates reasons for the increase in the cost of health care is due to baby boomers. Since the population is aging and living longer it is driving up the nation’s health care spending. This amount of money is a huge part of the federal budget. It is affecting the economy because the entire federal budget is focused on health care. If we could fix the problem it would free up money for other priorities. Kaiser’s periodic polls even suggest the cost of health care affects job security, gas prices, and even families being able to pay for mortgages....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course HCA 210 HCA 210 taught by Professor Suziemays during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10