Nuka Model of Health Care


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Nuka Model of Health Care
The United States (US) spends 15% of its GDP or 1.5 trillion dollars on healthcare yet the US health system is in a current state of crisis. The US is the nation that spends the largest amount of money on healthcare. The technological advances in the past century have contributed to the surge in the cost of healthcare in developing countries with most of the costs occurring in the last few years of life. With all of these technological advances some populations in the US have limited access to healthcare. A large percentage of the population is uninsured with a significant number with reduced access to healthcare compared to the rest of the population. There are existing racial and ethnic disparities...
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