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Health costs continue to rise
Sacramento Business Journal

Medicare officials last month approved a prostate-cancer therapy that costs $93,000 and typically gives men dying from the disease another four months to live. Where Medicare goes, other insurers tend to follow. In the abstract, that sounds like a ton of money for very little extra time. It’s different if it’s your dad or your brother — or you. Herein lies the problem with soaring health care costs.