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Goldilocks

I am sure you have all read or heard a version of Goldilock’s and the three bears. Goldilocks finds one of the bears’ beds too hard, one too soft and the final bed is just right, which allows her to lie down and fall asleep. At the moment the United States is having an existential crisis about the cost and value of its healthcare system. A series of articles in the New England Journal of Medicine...

Catastrophe

Have you heard the term catastrophic health expenditure or CHE before? You should have as many MSers and their families are exposed to catastrophic health expenditure.  CHE occurs when the spending on health exceeds a pre-defined percentage of a person’s or household’s capacity to pay. CHE has a massive impact on MSers’ lives and usually discourages them from using healthcare services and often...

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