Reform Could Offer Opportunity in Digital HealthcareMarch 1, 2017 |
by Todd Hixon
The next few years are likely to see a major attempt to use market mechanisms to reduce the cost of U. S. healthcare. Healthcare costs are rising again, and Republican campaign promises will put huge pressure on the federal budget. Republicans prefer market based solutions to problems, and they harshly criticize the parts of Obamacare that expand health insurance participation by means of entitlements and sanctions.
The approaches favored by the Trump administration and the Republican majority in Congress are still evolving.