Kaiser Health Cost Calculator
How much do you really spend on health care? Most of us think in terms of what our out-of-pocket costs are; deductibles, co-pays and premium contribution. Peterson-Kaiser created a unique calculator to show the total costs, which include out-of-pocket expenses, premiums and the health care programs your taxes fund. That’s right, taxes. Never thought about how the tax you pay on income is used to pay for the multitude of programs you may, or may not, ever use?:
Consider this, a single person making $75,000 a year on employer based health insurance coverage spends on average $7,950 a year; $4,700 of that on taxes that fund health care related services…Now you know.