ESRD as a window into America's cost crisis in health care.


The United States is facing a severe crisis over health care costs. Although nearly 15% of the population—some 45 million people—lack health insurance,1 per capita health care expenditures in the United States are approximately twice as high as in other industrialized countries,2 most of which provide nearuniversal health insurance coverage. Despite these… (More)
DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2009070715

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