Here’s a new research finding that will surprise no one: a major report released by the Institute of Medicine in September says America’s health care system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual. It concludes that inefficiencies and a variety of other factors hinder our progress in improving health and threaten the nation’s economic stability. And its best estimate suggests that 30 percent of health care spending—more than $750 billion&mdas
Big Healthcare, Big Government, Big Problems
Cost-shifting and systemic inefficiency are poor substitutes for needed transparency.