Healthcare Costs Rising

HEALTHWATCH - New data confirms that the cost of children’s healthcare has risen greatly over the past twenty years.

The University of Washington says that Americans spent over $233 Billion on children’s healthcase in 2013. That’s up 56% from $149 Billion in 1996. Researchers say the three areas where the most money is being spent is inpatient newborn care, ADHD disorders, and dental care. Asthma was a distant fourth when it came to most money spent.

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