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As millions of Americans consider their health care plans during open enrollment or as they take advantage of new marketplaces under the Affordable health Care Act, consumers should pick their provider before choosing a plan.
This infographic from Hummel Marketplace breaks down the 903 pages of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, in a simple way so even a child can understand.
The Affordable Care Act is designed to change the landscape of modern healthcare, but are you aware of the daunting new taxes Obamacare ushers upon the American public? Although expanded healthcare coverage will be provided at reasonable prices, Obamacare will introduce twenty new taxes that will cost American taxpayers over half a trillion dollars in the next ten years. So with all things considered, is this ground-breaking law truly “affordable”?
The United States spent $2.6 trillion on health care in 2010 – more than any other country in the world. Yet based on research from a collaborative effort within the National Academy of Sciences, Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in similar high-income countries. Explored America’s health (dis)advantages in the following infographic from Master of Science in Nursing Degrees.
Many travellers and holidaymakers from the UK do not know the benefits of carrying an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) when in the EU, however it is a holiday essentials. The EHIC replaced the old E111 back in 2006. The following infographic from Holidaysafe provides detailed information onf what the EHIC actually is.
Health care is a universal necessity for all individuals. Without it, the personal cost of everything from dental procedures to eye care can be a serious dent to your wallet. Health care is also a key component of our economy. However, we are only ranked #37 by the World Health Organization’s analysis of health services in the world. Why is health care so costly in the U.S?