Health Care Cost Growth and the Economic Performance of U.S. Industries


Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Neeraj Sood; Arkadipta Ghosh; Jose J. Escarce

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Type: Brief

Abstract:

Suggests that excess growth in health care costs has adverse economic effects and that these effects are more pronounced in industries that have a higher percentage of workers with employer-sponsored insurance.