Healthcare Costs Climb a J-Curve

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Spending on healthcare has grown to a record 17.3% of the nation's entire economy, and the federal government could be picking up more than half as soon as next year.  Those stunning figures are the work of independent actuaries at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, called CMSNoam Levey reports for the Los Angeles Times.

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Guest:
Noam Levey - Los Angeles Times - @NoamLevey

Host:
Warren Olney

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Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis