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Health Headlines for Monday, July 16

Million-dollar health bills have spiked, and expensive drugs are playing a major role

Market Watch

Million-dollar health care is on the rise — and expensive drugs are playing an important role.

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FDA warns of fake gov’t warning letters sent to consumers

Associated Press

U.S. health authorities are alerting consumers to a new scam involving fake government warning letters sent to people who tried to buy medicines online or over the phone.

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‘Smart’ hospitals in high-tech trend to improve treatment, lower costs

Columbus Dispatch

Smart phones, smart cars and, coming soon, smart hospitals.

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Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care

New York Times

It takes only a glance at a hospital bill or at the myriad choices you may have for health care coverage to get a sense of the bewildering complexity of health care financing in the United States.

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