Tag Archives: Costs

Why the Health Care System Is Incapable of Reducing Its Own Costs: A Brief Structural System Analysis

By JOE FLOWER Leading lights of the health insurance industry are crying that Medicare For All or any kind of universal health reform would “crash the system” and “destroy healthcare as we know it.” They say that like it’s a bad thing. They say we should trust them and their cost-cutting efforts to bring all… Read More »

Preferred Pharmacy Networks: How Do They Impact Drug Costs? – Knowledge@Wharton

Health care is one of the most pressing issues in the 2020 presidential race, and most of the Democratic presidential candidates are supporting an expansion of coverage through what’s being called Medicare for All or a public option system. An overall fix for the out-of-control costs of health care is tough to craft and implement,… Read More »