Healthcare costs top 18% of our economy

Plain and simple: this dramatic spending shift is screwing every other sector of our economy. WSJ: “health-care spending across the economy reached 18.2% of gross domestic product as of June, up from 13.3% in 2000”. The Affordable Care Act was clearly and deliberately designed to accelerate the spending trend, despite the political rhetoric about cost savings.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/burden-of-health-care-costs-moves-to-the-middle-class-1472166246

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