TITLE

Uncapped programs fuel vast expansion of healthcare sector

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Steven Ross
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/25/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p0024
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
102956603

 

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