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1 Single Payer 101 Training Universal Health Care for Massachusetts

2 What’s Wrong With Our Health Care System? (the easy part)

3 U.S. Has Lowest Life Expectancy in the Industrialized World OECD, 2011

4 U.S. Has Among Highest Infant Mortality Rates Health, United States, 2007

5 U.S. Has Among Highest Maternal Mortality Rates OECD, 2011

6 Rising Uninsured Population

7 Human Toll of Uninsurance 1987 = Uninsured 25% more likely to die than the insured 2005 = Uninsured 40% more likely to die than the insured United States = 45,000 deaths due to lack of insurance in 2005

8 Insurance Coverage Better in Massachusetts, but Unsustainable

9 Rapid Growth of “Underinsured” Households

10 Insurance Not Protection Against Health Care Costs (2010)

11 Most Medically Bankrupt Had Insurance at Onset of Illness

12 No Change in Mass. Medical Debt and Medical Bankruptcies

13 Rising Share of Mass. Residents with High Deductibles ($1,000+)

14 Large Inequities Remain in Mass. Insurance Coverage

15 Little Change in Mass. Inequities in Cost Barriers to Care

16 U.S. Spends Almost Double Next Highest Spending Country

17 U.S. Health Care System the Sixth Largest Economy in the World Country2010 GDP United States$14,447,100 China$5,739,358 Japan$5,458,873 Germany$3,280,334 France$2,559,850 U.S. Health Care System$2,542,690 United Kingdom$2,253,552

18 Health Care Spending Will Consume the Entire Economy by 2052

19 Health Care Costs Responsible for the Federal Deficit

20 State Health Spending is Edging Out All Other Public Programs

21 City of Boston Salaries Falling, Health Care & Pension Costs Rising

22 1,105 (6.5%) jobs cut from January 2009 to 2012

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24 100% of Minimum Wage Salary to Pay for a Family Health Plan

25 Growing % of Mass. Families with Unaffordable Health Care Costs

26 Over Half of Home Foreclosures Due to Medical Causes

27 Why Are U.S. Health Care Costs So High? (the hard part)

28 Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs Inadequate Prevention Behavioral factors – High obesity rate – High smoking rate – High levels of drinking Racial and Ethnic Makeup of the U.S. Aging population End of life care Chronic Illnesses – High cancer rates – High diabetes rates – High heart disease rates Overuse of technology (e.g. MRIs, CT scans, etc) Use more prescription drugs Fee-for-service: overuse of tests and procedures Lower cost transparency More third party insurance payers More physician visits More ER and hospitals visits More Medical Malpractice lawsuits Worse electronic health records Higher Cost of drugs Higher cost of medical devices Too much hospital bargaining power More profits More administration/paperwork Higher physician/nurse pay

29 Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs Inadequate Prevention Behavioral factors – High obesity rate – High smoking rate – High levels of drinking Racial and Ethnic Makeup of the U.S. Aging population End of life care Chronic Illnesses – High cancer rates – High diabetes rates – High heart disease rates Overuse of technology (e.g. MRIs, CT scans, etc) Use more prescription drugs Fee-for-service: overuse of tests and procedures Lower cost transparency More third party insurance payers More physician visits More ER and hospitals visits More Medical Malpractice lawsuits Worse electronic health records Higher Cost of drugs Higher cost of medical devices Too much hospital bargaining power More profits More administration/paperwork Higher physician/nurse pay

30 Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs Inadequate Prevention Behavioral factors – High obesity rate – High smoking rate – High levels of drinking Racial and Ethnic Makeup of the U.S. Aging population End of life care Chronic Illnesses – High cancer rates – High diabetes rates – High heart disease rates Overuse of technology (e.g. MRIs, CT scans, etc) Use more prescription drugs Fee-for-service: overuse of tests and procedures Lower cost transparency More third party insurance payers More physician visits More ER and hospitals visits More Medical Malpractice lawsuits Worse electronic health records Higher Cost of drugs Higher cost of medical devices Too much hospital bargaining power More profits More administration/paperwork Higher physician/nurse pay

31 Common Explanations for High Health Care Costs Inadequate Prevention Behavioral factors – High obesity rate – High smoking rate – High levels of drinking Racial and Ethnic Makeup of the U.S. Aging population End of life care Chronic Illnesses – High cancer rates – High diabetes rates – High heart disease rates Overuse of technology (e.g. MRIs, CT scans, etc) Use more prescription drugs Fee-for-service: overuse of tests and procedures Lower cost transparency More third party insurance payers More physician visits More ER and hospitals visits More Medical Malpractice lawsuits Worse electronic health records Higher cost of drugs Higher cost of medical devices Too much hospital bargaining power More profits More administration/paperwork Higher physician/nurse pay

32 Disease Prevalence: U.S. vs. Peer Countries

33 Disease prevalence = $57 to $70 billion savings

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38 What’s Driving U.S. Prices? (the easy part that’s hard to win)

39 Nations With Universal Health Care Coverage

40 How Single Payer Health Care Is Paid For You Government Fund Health Care Providers Fixed Payroll TaxNegotiated Budget

41 How U.S. Health Care Is Paid For You Health Care Providers Medicaid Tufts Medical Insurance Blue Cross Medicare Out-of-Pocket Costs Premiums Taxes Separate contracts

42 OECD Data, 2010 Insurance Administration Costs

43 Hospital Administration Costs OECD, 2010

44 Brox. et. al. Arch Internal Medicine, 2003 Aortic Aneurysm Repair Costs

45 U.S. Pays Higher Prices for the Same Drugs mt.gov.com, 2010


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