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Los Angeles leads nation in Medicare spending on end-of-life care

There are 3 comments on the www.latimes.com story from Jun 13, 2013, titled Los Angeles leads nation in Medicare spending on end-of-life care. In it, www.latimes.com reports that:

More money was spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than anywhere else in the United States, according to new data on Medicare patients released Wednesday.

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Since: May 13

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#1 Jun 13, 2013
So many things wrong with our medical system. Clearly the hospitals haven't gotten the memo about palliative care. And/or, they still enjoy charging $20 for bandaids and water cups.
Dane Thorsen

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#2 Jun 13, 2013
Some say we are more compassionate and reward Illegals with billions in free health care thus making Medicare way more expensive for LA.

Most say we are the most politically ignorant LOSERs in America.

You decide.

Since: Apr 13

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#3 Jun 14, 2013
$112,000 per patient in Los Angeles as of 2010, about 60% higher than the national average

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