Health Care Blog April 12, 2021
Sach Jain

Last year I was heading to a meeting on a Fortune 500 business campus and stumbled upon a bake sale. It was odd to see someone selling cupcakes and breads on the grounds of a major corporation, so I inquired. As it turns out, Judy, an employee, was selling baked goods to finance her insurance deductible for spinal fusion surgery. 

“Is this what our system has come to?” I asked myself, “Fundraisers for fusions?” If so, our health system is broken.

No matter how you slice it, Americans spend more on healthcare than any other advanced economy, with households responsible for 28% of that spend according to CMS. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) attempted to address long-standing deficiencies inherent in our fractured...

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