News Headlines Article

Cost Containment Under Healthcare Rules
Health Leaders Media

Generally, as services and retail products get broader distribution, as competition kicks in and as those services get democratized, they get cheaper. Healthcare doesn’t follow those economic rules. It gets more expensive every year—and usually outpaces the rate of inflation, salaries, and everything else. That clearly can’t continue ad infinitum.

The challenge of cutting costs under one reimbursement system while preparing for the advent of another adds a degree of complexity as well.