Healthcare Triage: Rising Pet Care Costs Might Tell Us Something about Human Health Care Costs

In almost every year since the 1960s, health care spending has grown at least as fast as the overall economy, and often much faster. Health economists have long debated why.

Strange as it may sound, how we care for our pets offers some answers. That’s the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.

This episode was adapted from a column Austin wrote for the Upshot. Links to resources and further reading can be found there.


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