We often speak only about the direct costs of care: health visits, cost of drugs, hospital stays.
But it’s important to remember that the consequences are far more expansive than immediate costs. The total costs stretch to all sectors of the economy.
Economics affect all parts of our lives
Whether we are discussing clean water and climate change or education, immigration, and so many more issues, there is a cost to most of not all sectors our communities. Often, there is a national cost that can be measured, too.
It’s for this reason that we present our first chart for you: