What we pay for in healthcare is the real question
Year after year, the problem of how we pay for healthcare continues to dominate the public discourse. But for all the discussion around the future of the ACA or its alternatives as a method to reduce out-of-control healthcare spending, the powers that be are focusing our attention on how much we pay for insurance without similarly acknowledging what we pay for and how much those individual pieces cost are equally, or perhaps, even more important, since those are what drive the cost of insurance in the first place. As in manufacturing, you cannot get the final product cost down if you cannot reduce the costs of the parts that go into it.
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