Friday, October 10, 2014

Hospital Administrative Costs Higher In U.S. Than Other Countries

The Commonwealth Fund has sponsored yet another study that concludes that the U.S. health system is less efficient than others. This time, the measurement is specifically hospitals’ administrative costs. As always, it recommends single-payer, government monopoly as the solution.

Readers of this blog know that I am not about to defend hospitals’ bloated administrative costs. However, the Commonwealth Fund’s scholars go way off-base when it comes to capital costs.

Read the entire column at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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