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Berwick targets waste in healthcare expenditures
Modern Healthcare

In an article in the April 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Donald Berwick, former CMS administrator and current senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and Andrew Hackbarth, an assistant policy analyst for the RAND Corp., listed six categories of waste they say represent more than 20% of the nation’s ever-increasing healthcare expenditures.

The former head of the CMS is speaking out about the importance of reducing waste and reining in healthcare spending.