http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091026/ts_nm/us_usa_healthcare_waste]Report: Healthcare system wastes up to $800 billion a year (Reuters)[/URL]



Reuters - The U.S. healthcare system is just as wasteful as President Barack Obama says it is, and proposed reforms could be paid for by fixing some of the most obvious inefficiencies, preventing mistakes and fighting fraud, according to a Thomson Reuters report released on Monday.