Utah group seeking health care overhaul aims for universal coverage

February 09, 2023 (Standard-Examiner)

…Overhead amounts to 20%-30% of health care costs in the U.S. system compared to just 4% in some countries. Utah Foundation research, meantime, shows that the cost of insurance premiums rose 40% between 2008 and 2018, he said, while at the same time deductibles on insurance policies increased 74%.

“Because of these rapidly rising costs, the Utah Foundation estimated that 429,000 Utahns were unable to get the care they needed in 2018 because they simply couldn’t afford it,” he said…

  View Article

Referenced Reports