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Agreed. Some of the most effective health care cost-saving methods are not expensive at all.

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Think back to the late 1980s. In those years the premiums private employers were charged for the health-insurance for their employees rose an average of 15% - 20% per year. In fact, throughout most of the 1980s, health-spending per capita in the private sector rose much more rapidly than did spending by Medicare per Medicare enrollee, which is one of the better kept secrets among the general public. Throughout the 1980s, corporate executivee wailed that "government was not paying its fair share" of health care costs. In fact, these executives were lamenting the fact that government was controlling health spending better than they did.

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