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b_b  ·  2376 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Report: Obamacare reduced US uninsured from 20% to 13% [pdf]

    It would be nice to see other metrics like reduced overall cost of healthcare or increased rate of preventative treatments.

Has anyone ever studied the impact on healthcare spending of public parks or other zones/projects/spaces that encourage walking or other physical activity? I'll bet it's nontrivial. I would always rather see the government spend $1 on getting people to walk more than $10 helping to pay for diabetes care.