State numbers on Medicare spending

We’re No. 2, which is not necessarily a good thing. Check out these per state  numbers on Medicare spending. Comparisons reveal the wide variations, suggesting someone is either spending too much or too little. 

The RWJ Foundations explains it for you.

Kaiser Health News maps it for you.

For a little background, read Atul Gawande’s now famous New Yorker story, “The Cost Conundrum.”

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