Cost to remain driving force of health care in the 1990s

Wong, Vincent W. K.
January 1990
Marketing News;1/22/1990, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that ever increasing costs will be the dominant force of change in health care during the 1990's in the U.S. In spite of isolated successes, cost containment has not been widely and correctly implemented enough to produce sufficient results in health care as a whole. Governments, employers, insurers, hospitals, consumers and physicians all have their own cost controlling solutions. Governments legislatively enhance privately funded health plans while curtailing public programs like Medicare. Employers shift insurance costs to employees.


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