Joseph Q. Jarvis: Business as usual in health care is killing Americans

March 30, 2023 (Salt Lake Tribune)

According to a study recently conducted by the newly announced health reform group Common Sense Health Care for Utah, $28 billion will be spent on health care in Utah this year.

Health care spending in Utah is growing fast, doubling every decade, a rate faster than that of all but one other state. The Utah Foundation has for years consistently found that Utahns rate health care costs at the top of their list of concerns. In 2020, the Utah Foundation noted that during the decade from 2008 to 2018, health insurance premiums rose 50% and deductibles for health insurance rose 74%, causing Utahns to have the eight highest out of pocket costs for health care in the nation…

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