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Most observers would agree that the United States economy is largely composed of free market transactions. This generally means that prices for goods and services are determined by supply and demand with little interference [...]
IntroductionIn today’s health care arguments about lowering costs, it is sometimes forgotten that insurance premiums are set based on the underlying cost of health care. Other than the portion (<20%) needed to cover insurance [...]
Pharmaceutical pricing is a topic rife with contradictions:Pills that cost pennies to produce may cost thousands of dollars to purchaseTwo pills with identical ingredients, but different names, may vary in price by a factor [...]
Paying Healthcare Providers: The Impact of Provider Reimbursement on Overall Cost of Care and Treatment Decisions
Introduction How providers are paid is one of the often-discussed and often-reformed aspects of the American healthcare system. Are doctors being paid too much? Is how they are being paid incenting them to [...]
The United States is the only industrialized country in the world that does not have Universal Health Coverage for all citizens. While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a step in the direction [...]