Harm Scherpbier - 5 August 2019
Tags: administrative costs, billing practices, drug prices, fee-for-service, local monopolies, medicare, New York Times, value-based
Physician and Penn Vice-Provost Ezekiel Emanuel Advises Candidates: The First Priority, For A Majority of Voters, is The Cost of Healthcare
Last Friday morning, Zeke Emanuel, physician and vice provost at the University of Pennsylvania, authored an op-ed in the New York Times about the real issue in USA health care: the cost. He proposes four specific actions to start driving down the cost of care – and by doing so making it more available and affordable for everyone:
- Bring down drug prices through national and Medicare negotiation with pharma toward value-based drug pricing [...]
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