Tag: health care


Health Care Costs Increase 7.3 Percent In 1 Year

Last week, Milliman released its annual Milliman Medical Index, and it shows that the average American family’s medical costs have doubled in less than nine years and increased 7.3 percent from 2010 to 2011. The results also show that hospital spending, which accounts for 48 percent of total health care […]


California Health Insurance Health Care Costs

The Assembly and Senate California Health Insurance Committees held a hearing last week examining why health care costs continue to escalate.  The hearing included testimony from health insurance policy experts, hospitals, doctors, medical groups, pharmaceutical companies, purchasers and health insurance plans. Aetna insurance worked with other insurers to brief legislators […]