High Cost of U.S. Health Care [Infographic]

Scanning through the headlines on the cost of US Health Care, you will see that they range from “The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country,” to “Why US health care costs defy common sense”.

The numbers associated with health care costs in the United States are staggering. Luckily, we can turn to the data to help us get a better understanding of true costs of US Health Care. Shown below in this cost of US Health Care infographic are examples of how this impacts the nation.

High costs of u.s. healthcare by MediKeeper

Our high health care costs are as a result of higher prices for services, higher costs to administer the system, and a larger utilization of these services.  The high costs have been a major factor in ongoing discussions about health care reform in the United States.

MediKeeper is a technology company that designs customizable wellness portals that allow employers, benefits providers, health plans and wellness companies to efficiently manage corporate health. MediKeeper portals make administrators’ lives easier by ensuring preventative wellness programs are more effective. Through our health risk assessment, they can gain a wealth of information on the status of their populations’ health.

When you partner with MediKeeper, you will be able to help drive engagement and increase the effectiveness of your corporate wellness program. Using the data that you have captured, you can analyze the wellness of your employees as you know exactly what to areas you should focus on to improve their health, and cut down on insurance claims and absenteeism.

We welcome your comments on our High Cost of U.S. Health Care infographic