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The Case for a Healthcare Futures Market

As politicians and the public wrestle with re-designing the nation’s healthcare system, all parties are faced with the twin realities of an aging population and rising health costs.

The cost of healthcare in the United States, which has risen inexorably for the last 50 years, is now larger than the Gross Domestic Product of every country in the world except China and Japan. According to the Congressional Budget Office, in less than a decade from now, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and interest on the debt will represent $5.7 trillion out of a $6.3 trillion budget...

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