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Health care companies need to focus on driving down costs
Sacramento Bee

Health care in this nation is at a critical inflection point. All across the country, people are asking three important questions about their health care and the industry that provides it: Why does it cost so much? Why does the price keep going up so fast? And why haven’t we been able to rein in the costs? These are critical questions, and they also are entirely fair. In fact, 18 percent of all spending in this country goes toward health care – a level of spending that, despite slowing growth, remains unsustainable.