Who’s the Biggest Culprit in Rising Healthcare Costs?

An interesting article in Slate points out what may be the biggest culprit in exorbitant healthcare costs. It’s the hospitals themselves: When you survey the health systems of other rich countries, you’ll find some that rely a bit more on private insurance markets than ours (like Switzerland) and others that rely a bit more on centralized bureaucracies (like Britain), but what you won’t find is a country where hospitals dare to charge such obscenely high prices. Avik Roy, a senior fellow at Read more […]