Healthcare Costs of War.

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Ever wonder how much a country spends on healthcare as a result of going to war? It is not just the costs associated with the actual wartime period. Rather, they extend much longer beyond – and at an exponential rate that may surprise you.

The folks at MBA Healthcare Management have put together an interesting infographic to highlight just how much the U.S. (which is already the world’s greatest healthcare spender by a long shot) is allocating as a result of recent wars and conflicts. Check it out!


Thanks to Sylvia Wood for sharing.
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