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Think big on healthcare finance reform
Modern Healthcare

The United States finances healthcare through a confusing hodgepodge of payment programs that send distorted signals to employers, insurers, providers and the general public. Every program—Medicare, Medicaid and the tax subsidies that support the private employer-based insurance market—is desperately in need of reform. Wouldn’t it be nice during this presidential election cycle if the candidates debated potentially beneficial changes to those different sub-systems? Don’t hold your breath.