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Medicare For All

Medicare for All addresses the management of costs for healthcare for citizens of the USA, federally or by state.

This post is the location for my writing links and resource links and will be updated occasionally.

My Essays on Medium.com:

The day my husband Ed got a really bad bug. So you really are sick, what now?

We owe our Health Care Souls to the Insurance Company Store

Resource links:

Why more than half of America’s healthcare spending goes to five percent of patients
T.R. Reid
Jun 15, 2017
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/06/how-we-spend-3400000000000/530355/

US National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
Health Serv Res. 2004 Jun; 39(3): 627–642.
The Lifetime Distribution of Health Care Costs
Berhanu Alemayehu and Kenneth E Warner
Author information ► Copyright and License information ► Disclaimer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1361028/

The ‘other’ 1 percent uses the most health care
One reason health care costs are such a challenge is that the ‘other’ 1 percent those who spend the most on health care use up more resources than the bottom 75 percent put together.
By Marlene Y. Satter | April 07, 2017 at 07:35 AM | Originally published on Benefitspro.Com
https://www.benefitspro.com/2017/04/07/the-other-1-percent-uses-the-most-health-care/?slreturn=20180828093233

Analysis of health care spending: Where do the dollars go?
Mar 04, 2016
https://wire.ama-assn.org/ama-news/analysis-health-care-spending-where-do-dollars-go

Baylor Hospital history links:
https://www.coursehero.com/file/p55fcuh/The-first-group-policy-giving-comprehensive-benefits-was-offered-by/
https://www.bswhealth.com/about/Pages/history.aspx

16 Tons
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixteen_Tons

This American Life: Someone Else’s Money
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/392/someone-elses-money#play

O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Employer-Based Health Care – All Cons, No Pros
By Brian Honermannhttp://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/employer-based-health-care-cons-pros/