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Today, being employed is not a guarantee of health insurance coverage. Nearly 46 million Americans under age 65 do not have health insurance while many are under insured.


National health care expenditures in the U.S. will rise to $2.5 trillion this year as businesses and families increasingly find they cannot afford health coverage or care.

Simplified Administration

Streamlined administration, such as the use of electronic medical records, improves quality and safety while reducing costs.

Prevention & Wellness

The U.S. health care system needs to shift from treatment of preventable diseases towards their prevention.


Geographic and demographic differences dramatically impact access to quality and affordable health care in America.


National health care expenditures are expected to reach $4.4 trillion by 2018, which is more than double the amount in 2007.

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