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Why do we need health reform?
What percent of the Western health budget is considered to be wasted on unnecessary costs?
Think excessive bureaucrates, unnecessary tests and treatments, and a fragmented system that does not compare and monitor costs.
How much money does this actually involve?
Take Australia for example, with an annual health budget of 150 billion a year (and rising).
What is the estimated amount of the Australian national budget that will be spent on healthcare by 2040?
Australia currently spends 25% of the budget on healthcare, and it this amount rises every year.
What is the estimated amount of Gross Domestic Product that will be spent on healthcare by 2060?
Health funding is current 6% of GPD across Western Nations.
How accurate and safe are the medical treatments that patients are currently receiving?
Considering the amount of money being spent on healthcare.
Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US
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