Did You Know? - Health Insurance Fact: In 2004 (the latest year data are available), total national health expenditures rose 7.9 percent -- over three times the rate of inflation. Total spending was $1.9 TRILLION in 2004, or $6,280 per person. Total health care spending represented 16 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Doctor's Realm Quote of the day: The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command. -- Alexander of Tralles