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Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration, HBS


The article offers information on the U.S. government spending on the health care in the U.S. It discusses the challenges in spending a greater share of income on health care and highlights other challenges of putting all Americans, with very disparate incomes, into a single insurance plan. It mentions several Medicare's limited alternative payment schemes in the U.S.


Baicker, Katherine, and Amitabh Chandra. "Do We Spend Too Much on Health Care?" New England Journal of Medicine 383.7 (August 2020): 605-608.