Monday, March 27, 2017

The Unindicted Conspirator: High Healthcare Spending and the Rise of Third-Party Payment

The healthcare sector has come to be dominated by third-party payers. Insurance companies and government bureaucracies pay the bills for the medical care that Americans consume, and they have become an unquestioned fixture of the healthcare landscape. Meanwhile, the growth in third-party payment has coincided with a massive increase in healthcare costs and a decline in quality.

Read my new research paper, published by The Mercatus Institute at George Mason University, at this link.

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