Graph of the Day for March 2, 2010

"For four years, they haven't tried. They stood by while insurance companies have taken in record profits.  They don't consider the high cost of health care a serious problem. But I do."  John Kerry, 2004.


Source:  Senate Joint Economic Committee, September 2009.


Hoven's Index for March 2, 2010


Expatriation rate of physicians in Canada:  13.0%

Expatriation rate of physicians in the UK:  11.3%

Expatriation rate of physicians in the US:  0.6%

Source:  Joint Economic Committee, Republicans.


2008 profits as percentage of revenues, and rank among 52 industries:

Life and health insurance (stock):  4.6%, 22 of 52

Health care, insurance and managed care:  2.2%, 35 of 52

Life and health insurance (mutual):  -3.0%, 47 of 52 

Source:  CNN Money.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"For four years, they haven't tried. They stood by while insurance companies have taken in record profits.  They don't consider the high cost of health care a serious problem. But I do."  John Kerry, 2004.


Source:  Senate Joint Economic Committee, September 2009.


Hoven's Index for March 2, 2010


Expatriation rate of physicians in Canada:  13.0%

Expatriation rate of physicians in the UK:  11.3%

Expatriation rate of physicians in the US:  0.6%

Source:  Joint Economic Committee, Republicans.


2008 profits as percentage of revenues, and rank among 52 industries:

Life and health insurance (stock):  4.6%, 22 of 52

Health care, insurance and managed care:  2.2%, 35 of 52

Life and health insurance (mutual):  -3.0%, 47 of 52 

Source:  CNN Money.


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