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.
- Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: April 2015
- Public vs. Private Health Insurance on Controlling Spending
- Why Low Growth in Health Costs Still Stings
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?