Author

Nino Monea

Date Approved

2014

Date Posted

4-22-2014

Degree Type

Open Access Senior Honors Thesis

Department

Political Science

First Advisor

Raymond A. Rosenfeld

Second Advisor

Jeffrey L. Bernstein

Abstract

This paper examines the issue of rising health care costs in the United States It begins by analyzing the growth in health care spending over the last several decades, notes the drivers of costs, and identifies areas of waste. At the end, policy alternatives are compared, a recommendation of price transparency is made.

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