'Frequent fliers' strain emergency medical system - Series on the 1% that accounts for 22% of healthcare spending

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Just 1% account for half of healthcare spending
(image by Mr. T in DC)

The San Diego Union-Tribune is in the middle of a fantastic series that looks at health care's 'frequent fliers': the 1 percent of Americans who account for 22 percent of national health-care spending. These heavy users tend to be disproportionately lower-income, with less access to health-care services, like the man that John Gonzalez and James Gregg profile...

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The caption under the photo is in error.  It ... by Amanda Lang on Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 1:52:59 PM