Uncapped programs fuel vast expansion of healthcare sector

Johnson, Steven Ross
May 2015
Modern Healthcare;5/25/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p0024
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Medicare and Medicaid public insurance programs have significantly increased the size and shape of U.S. healthcare industry as of 2015. Topics include the insurance programs leading to expansion of many profitable industry sectors including hospitals, physician groups, managed-care insurers, the reason of healthcare expansion being the political forces blocking the U.S. government from establishing effective cost controls, and increase in Medicare spending.


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