By 2011, healthcare will constitute 17% of GDP

BVWireIssue #51-3
December 20, 2006

That’s according to Cindy Collier (Cindy Collier & Associates), yet another excellent speaker at the recent AICPA national conference. The government is currently paying over 50% of the healthcare expenses in this country, she says—and by 2030, Medicare services will double. Not surprisingly, five of the top ten U.S. growing professions are currently in healthcare. But “as the market comes back, we may see a huge exodus of physicians.”

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