In a column in The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman and guest co-author Dana Goldman examine hospital productivity gains, and what they may mean for hospitals’ ability to absorb spending reductions.
- The Diseases We Spend Our Health Dollars On
- Medicare Spending Cuts and Hospital Productivity Gains
- Health Spending Is Rising More Sharply Again
In recent years, national health care spending has grown at rates well below the historical average. How much will the recovering U.S. economy drive up national health spending in 2015? And what will an increase mean for consumers, businesses and the federal budget?