Health-care spending has only a modest effect on lifespan and premature death

A new analysis has found spending more on health care has little impact on improving key health outcomes. It found that a 10% increase in health-care spending reduces the number of deaths by only 1.3%, and increases life expectancy by only 0.4%. The Conversation

Our new meta-analysis, which pooled results from 65 studies, looked at health-care spending by both the private and public sectors