Is healthcare too profitable to be fixed?

QUICK READ: The American healthcare system is too damn profitable for any reasonable reforms. If we don’t address this issue head-on when will we?

According to The NY Times, “HCA Healthcare is one of the world’s wealthiest hospital chains. It earned more than $7 billion in profits over the past two years. It is worth $36 billion. It paid its chief executive $26 million in 2019. HCA executives warned that they would lay off thousands of nurses if they didn’t agree to wage freezes and other concessions.

How can we address these challenges?

1ne: We need to simplify the healthcare payments for drugs. The list price of a drug doesn’t mean a thing because every middleman has his hand out and wants a piece of the pie. Insurers and PBM’s need to be more transparent.

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