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It is always difficult to summarise trends in US healthcare. But it's worth a shot—in no particular order:
Cost is up. Healthcare expenditures are once again increasing by 6–8% or more annually
The number of uninsured Americans remains embarrassingly high—45 million—or 1 in 6 US citizens
A new programme has been developed: the State Child Health Insurance Program, which should reduce the number of children without insurance. There is growing consensus that all children should have health insurance. Unfortunately, there is …
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