No big raise? Maybe health insurance is to blame


While the costs of health insurance have increased, this hasn’t resulted in increased value for employees. Deductibles have increased from $545 to more than $3,000, or 3% of household income before insurance starts paying for services.

Dr. Joseph Dieleman, adjunct associate professor of global health, and associate professor of health metrics sciences, is quoted.

U.S. Provides Most Development Assistance for Health, but Lags Behind Other Nations in Spending Per Person

By the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)

A new study finds that while the United States consistently has provided more funding for development assistance for health (DAH) than any other country, some high-income European nations have far surpassed the U.S.’s assistance in per capita and other expenditure measurements.