Each year, one in every 20 Americans racks up just as much in medical bills as another 19 combined. This critical 5 percent of the U.S. population is key to solving the nation's health-care spending crisis.
This project was done in collaboration with the Solutions Journalism Network, and is supported by a grant from the Commonwealth Fund. (More)
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Why more than half of America's healthcare spending goes to five percent of patients
Each year, one in every 20 Americans racks up just as much in medical bills as another 19 combined. This critical five percent of the U.S. population is key to solving the nation's health care spending crisis.