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Achieve an R.O.I. on Your Health Care Dollars
Employee Benefits Journal, Volume 27, Number 1, March, 2002 - The High Cost of Health Care

In 2000, the cost of health care in the United States totaled about $1.3 trillion, representing 13% of the gross domestic product. In addition, companies paid an average of $4,430 per employee for health care costs compared to $4,097 in 1999 (William-Mercer, 2001). This represented a 8.1% increase in costs.

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Control Health Care Costs by Controlling Demand
by Don R. Powell, Ph.D.
President
American Institute for Preventive Medicine

The cost of health care in the United States has continued to spiral out of control. In 1993, health care costs totaled more than $942 billion. This came out to $3,781 per employee and amounted to 13 percent of the gross national product. It is expected that by the year 2000, employers will pay over $13,000 per employee for health care costs.

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Demand Side Management Characteristics of a Successful Self-Care Program
by Don R. Powell, Ph.D.
President
American Institute for Preventive Medicine

Despite efforts by the government, corporations, health care providers and insurance companies, health care costs continue to spiral in the United States. In 1995, over one trillion dollars or 14.1 percent of the gross domestic product was spent on health care. 1 This represented a 7.1 percent increase over expenditures in 1994. 1 This increase was the second smallest for any year since 1960. However, health care costs are currently $3,626 for every U.S. citizen. Physician services alone accounted for about $700 per capita.

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An Effective Way to Increase Generic Medication Utilization

by Don R. Powell, Ph.D.
President
American Institute for Preventive Medicine

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