United Auto Workers walked off their jobs at 55 General Motors plants on September 16 when their 4-year contract expired. Healthcare costs are a top issue for the 46,000 striking auto workers and for the corporation alike. Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog has claimed that healthcare costs cut into take-home pay, raise consumer prices on automobiles, … Continue reading What UAW Strike against General Motors Tells Us about Healthcare
Month: September 2019
Ezra Klein: The Real Reason American Healthcare Is So Expensive
I came across this YouTube video from November 2017. It boils Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog's message down to a 5-minute kernel. I hope you find it entertaining, engaging, and informative. Permission: Copyright 2017. Permission to Share is granted by Vox Media.
Rethinking the Cost-Benefit of PSA Tests
Was this Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog wrong to single out PSA as not worth its cost? This was the claim in two previous posts, including the overall most popular one, The Problem of Diminishing Marginal Benefit in Healthcare. Some new information suggests that we need to rethink that original claim. Prostate Specific Antigen Since prostate … Continue reading Rethinking the Cost-Benefit of PSA Tests