Healthcare Report: Americans Paying More for Less

Excerpt:  While the costs for medical treatment in the United States continues to increase, the quality of that treatment doesn't appear to be getting much better for Americans.


The quality of health care improved by a mere average 2.3 percent a year between 1994 and 2005, a rate that reflects some important advances but points to an overall slowing in quality gains, according to annual reports released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Read More