Friday, October 23, 2009

Health Care on $5 a Year

Did you know? In 1900, the average American spent $5 a year on health care ($100 in today's money). No one had health insurance, because you don't need insurance for something that costs $5 a year.

Source: Accidents Of History Created U.S. Health System : NPR

The whole article, on the history of our current health insurance system is an interesting read.