CheckPoint: The Costs of Health Care The first cause for increasing costs of healthcare will be population growth. With increasing population, it is inevitable that more money will have to be spend on healthcare so as to meet the needs of the population numbers. With increasing costs of healthcare, this means that more government revenue will have to be spent on this area. This means that other government projects which could have benefited the poor in the society will have to be neglected due to the constraints in funds. This can result in rich-poor disparity. The second cause will have to be the malpractice of insurance companies where firms will collude to drive up costs so as to increase revenue and profits. When private companies are earning
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