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Why Does Healthcare Cost So Much?

Rising healthcare costs affect us all. And we all must take
steps that help curb costs while improving the quality of
care — and our nation's health.

The Facts: Behind the Healthcare Spending Spiral
Healthcare spending exceeds $2.7 trillion annually and strains America's families and businesses, as well as federal, state and local governments that finance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Find out what's driving this complex and costly problem.
What The Blues Are Doing: Improving Quality To Contain Costs
Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies around the country are transforming how healthcare is being delivered in ways that reward quality care, improve patient health and lower costs for everyone. Find out more.
Within Your Power: What You Can Do To Help
The choices individuals make about their own health and medical care can help reduce costs. Find out more.