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IOM: $2.6 trillion spent for healthcare, not all helped

Monday, September 10, 2012   (0 Comments)
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The Institute of Medicine Cites $750 Billion in Unnecessary Healthcare Spending

The IOM report out last week, based on 2010 data, says U.S. healthcare system wastes money in myriad ways ranging from inefficient and unnecessary services to excess administrative costs. The report documents complicated and expensive end of life care, and a shortage of preventive care.

 Ezra Klein's Washington Post Wonkblog tells the story with charts and graphs.


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