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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2002). Health care costs: Fact sheet. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Retrieved on March 12, 2013, from http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/costs/health-care/index.html
The United States department of health and human services has an agency that is dedicated to conducting studies on the cost of healthcare to inform lawmakers and citizens alike. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has done extensive studies on particular ways to target the increasing cost of medical care. This is in recognition of the cost as a barrier to the availability of healthcare to the
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This article will be used to show that making nationwide standards for treatment plans and costs, the physicians can be shown how to effectively treat their patients.
Heffler, S., Smith, S., Keehan, S., Clemens, M.K., Zezza, M., & Truffer, C. (2004). Health spending projections through 2013. Health Affairs. Retrieved Oct 4, 2014, from http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/suppl/2004/02/11/hlthaff.w4.79v1.DC1. It is explicit that in present society national health care is a concern. This article published in 2013 is aimed at showing what healthcare spending will look like in 2013. The article will be used to make a comparison of current national spending showing that it is increasing quicker than expected. Much information in the article shows how money was spent on healthcare during the time the article was published. The article makes inference that there will continue to be an escalation in health spending. (Heffler et al., 2004).

Robinson, J.C. (1991). HMO market penetration and hospital cost inflation in California. The Journal of the American Medical Association, 266 (19), 2719-2723. Retrieved March 20, 2013, from http://jama.jamanetwork.com.ezp1.lib.umn.edu/article.aspx?articleid=393332. The article makes a proposal to cut healthcare spending at the national level by cutting down on high prices that medical

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