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Single Payer 101 Training  Universal Health Care for Massachusettshttp://masscare.org
What’s Wrong With Our Health Care System?   (the easy part)
U.S. Has Lowest Life Expectancy       in the Industrialized WorldOECD, 2011
U.S. Has Among Highest                Infant Mortality RatesHealth, United States, 2007
U.S. Has Among Highest             Maternal Mortality RatesOECD, 2011
Rising Uninsured Population
Human Toll of Uninsurance1987 = Uninsured 25% more likely to       die than the insured2005 = Uninsured 40% more likely to...
Insurance Coverage Better inMassachusetts, but Unsustainable
Rapid Growth of “Underinsured”         Households
Insurance Not Protection Against    Health Care Costs (2010)
Most Medically Bankrupt HadInsurance at Onset of Illness
No Change in Mass. Medical Debt   and Medical Bankruptcies
Rising Share of Mass. Residentswith High Deductibles ($1,000+)
Large Inequities Remain inMass. Insurance Coverage
Little Change in Mass. Inequities in        Cost Barriers to Care
U.S. Spends Almost Double Next   Highest Spending Country
U.S. Health Care System the Sixth Largest Economy in the WorldCountry                     2010 GDPUnited States           ...
Health Care Spending Will Consume    the Entire Economy by 2052
Health Care Costs Responsible    for the Federal Deficit
State Health Spending is Edging Out All Other Public Programs
City of Boston Salaries Falling,Health Care & Pension Costs Rising
City of Boston Salaries Falling,Health Care & Pension Costs Rising         1,105 (6.5%) jobs cut from January 2009 to 2012
100% of Minimum Wage Salaryto Pay for a Family Health Plan
Growing % of Mass. Families with Unaffordable Health Care Costs
Over Half of Home Foreclosures    Due to Medical Causes
Why Are U.S. Health Care    Costs So High?    (the hard part)
Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
Disease Prevalence:U.S. vs. Peer Countries
Disease Prevalence:U.S. vs. Peer Countries                              Disease                           prevalence      ...
What’s Driving U.S. Prices?     (the easy part   that’s hard to win)
Nations With UniversalHealth Care Coverage
How Single PayerHealth Care Is Paid For      Fixed Payroll Tax                Negotiated Budget                          G...
How U.S. Health Care           Is Paid For                  Medicaid      Taxes       Medicare                            ...
Insurance Administration CostsOECD Data, 2010
Hospital Administration CostsOECD, 2010
Aortic Aneurysm Repair CostsBrox. et. al. Arch Internal Medicine, 2003
U.S. Pays Higher Prices for             the Same Drugsmt.gov.com, 2010
Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training
Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training
Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training
Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training
Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training
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Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training

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This is a training to introduce audiences to the problems with the health care system in Massachusetts, and to describe how a single payer health care system controls costs and saves lives elsewhere in the world.

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Massachusetts Single Payer 101 Training

  1. 1. Single Payer 101 Training Universal Health Care for Massachusettshttp://masscare.org
  2. 2. What’s Wrong With Our Health Care System? (the easy part)
  3. 3. U.S. Has Lowest Life Expectancy in the Industrialized WorldOECD, 2011
  4. 4. U.S. Has Among Highest Infant Mortality RatesHealth, United States, 2007
  5. 5. U.S. Has Among Highest Maternal Mortality RatesOECD, 2011
  6. 6. Rising Uninsured Population
  7. 7. Human Toll of Uninsurance1987 = Uninsured 25% more likely to die than the insured2005 = Uninsured 40% more likely to die than the insuredUnited States = 45,000 deaths due tolack of insurance in 2005
  8. 8. Insurance Coverage Better inMassachusetts, but Unsustainable
  9. 9. Rapid Growth of “Underinsured” Households
  10. 10. Insurance Not Protection Against Health Care Costs (2010)
  11. 11. Most Medically Bankrupt HadInsurance at Onset of Illness
  12. 12. No Change in Mass. Medical Debt and Medical Bankruptcies
  13. 13. Rising Share of Mass. Residentswith High Deductibles ($1,000+)
  14. 14. Large Inequities Remain inMass. Insurance Coverage
  15. 15. Little Change in Mass. Inequities in Cost Barriers to Care
  16. 16. U.S. Spends Almost Double Next Highest Spending Country
  17. 17. U.S. Health Care System the Sixth Largest Economy in the WorldCountry 2010 GDPUnited States $14,447,100China $5,739,358Japan $5,458,873Germany $3,280,334France $2,559,850U.S. Health Care System $2,542,690United Kingdom $2,253,552
  18. 18. Health Care Spending Will Consume the Entire Economy by 2052
  19. 19. Health Care Costs Responsible for the Federal Deficit
  20. 20. State Health Spending is Edging Out All Other Public Programs
  21. 21. City of Boston Salaries Falling,Health Care & Pension Costs Rising
  22. 22. City of Boston Salaries Falling,Health Care & Pension Costs Rising 1,105 (6.5%) jobs cut from January 2009 to 2012
  23. 23. 100% of Minimum Wage Salaryto Pay for a Family Health Plan
  24. 24. Growing % of Mass. Families with Unaffordable Health Care Costs
  25. 25. Over Half of Home Foreclosures Due to Medical Causes
  26. 26. Why Are U.S. Health Care Costs So High? (the hard part)
  27. 27. Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
  28. 28. Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
  29. 29. Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
  30. 30. Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs
  31. 31. Disease Prevalence:U.S. vs. Peer Countries
  32. 32. Disease Prevalence:U.S. vs. Peer Countries Disease prevalence = $57 to $70 billion savings
  33. 33. What’s Driving U.S. Prices? (the easy part that’s hard to win)
  34. 34. Nations With UniversalHealth Care Coverage
  35. 35. How Single PayerHealth Care Is Paid For Fixed Payroll Tax Negotiated Budget Government Health CareYou Fund Providers
  36. 36. How U.S. Health Care Is Paid For Medicaid Taxes Medicare Separate contracts Blue Cross Premiums Tufts Medical InsuranceYou Out-of-Pocket Costs Health Care Providers
  37. 37. Insurance Administration CostsOECD Data, 2010
  38. 38. Hospital Administration CostsOECD, 2010
  39. 39. Aortic Aneurysm Repair CostsBrox. et. al. Arch Internal Medicine, 2003
  40. 40. U.S. Pays Higher Prices for the Same Drugsmt.gov.com, 2010

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