Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Fall of Government Unions and Slowing Health Costs

An op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about a recent legal decision on retiree health benefits shines the light on is a reason for optimism about the slow growth in health spending.

As readers know, I look pretty closely at the economic data from various government agencies, and they are starting to show an uptick in health spending and prices. However, a recent Supreme Court decision weakens the power of government unions to demand exorbitant retiree health benefits, according to Robert C. Pozen and Ronald J. Gilson.

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

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