Regional Variations

Originally published in UBA’s June HR Elements.

A new study, reported inĀ Kaiser Health News, concludes that health differences across the country explain between 75 percent and 85 percent of the cost variations in Medicare health care spending, dealing a potential blow to the hope that fixing problems associated with wasteful practices and overtreatment could result in substantial savings.

 

Megro Benefits Company

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Radnor, PA 19087
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