Care is getting more expensive. Insurance premiums are set to go up 10% internationally next year. People are living longer, more sedentary lives, and these are unsurprisingly characterised by an increase in chronic diseases. You might expect that as a population ages healthcare spending as a percentage of GDP will have to go up. There are, after all, surely limits on the efficiencies which can be made. This, it seems, is not necessarily the case.
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