Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Japan: Bigger deficit problems than the U.S.

The cover of The Economist this week looked at America’s budget deficit.  According to their estimates, “America’s budget deficit in the fiscal year that ended on September 30th stood at $1.3 trillion; at 9% of GDP, the second-largest since the second world war.”  The short run cause of this deficit is the recent severe recession, […]

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The High Cost of Growing Older

In America, your health care expenses are taken care of when you get older…right?  We have Medicare after all…shouldn’t that pay for all my healthcare expenses? Not according to a recent article from Yahoo! Finance.  Here are some of the health care costs retirees face: Part B Premiums: For most people retiring in 2010, the […]

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