Essential reading for people who don't understand the high cost & difficulty with simple logistics in health care. . The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
An interesting implication here is that high prices are a cause *and* consequence of high administrative costs. Higher bills require more patient-chasing, which means higher administrative costs, which means higher bills.
Like the overall cost of the US health care system, its administrative cost alone is No. 1 in the world. via
Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
Need to shift our focus from billing patients to caring for them! The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
.'s very own David Schulman & were cited by the NYT article written by :"Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care" What are your thoughts on how to reduce health care spending? #hcldr -LLN
Healthcare insanity: Americans now pay $19,000 a year for employer-sponsored coverage. $5,700 of that goes to cover administrative costs not known in other countries.
Why is American health care so costly? One reason: for every 10 physicians providing care, we need up to 7 people to handle billing and claims. We need to make this key link in the chain simpler.
T1: Must read: #hcldr > Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
Partly choice, partly value-add activities, but still too high. Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
Administrative costs in #healthcare are truly staggering. U.S. physicians spend $68k/yr - 4x their Canadian counterparts - dealing w/ paperwork. On average, they need a FT administrator to do this work. We must streamline the system to reduce this burden.
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Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
"Because insurers and public programs have not coordinated on a set of standards for pricing, billing and collection...one of the consequences is high administrative burden" and astonishingly high costs. Good piece from #healtheconomics
Studies ↔️ Admin costs in US = 25%+ of total #hospital care spending (1.4 % of total US economic output)⤵️ Higher than all 7 comparators: Canada England France Germany Netherlands Scotland Wales by via #bioethics #hcldr #pinksocks
#Bioethics #healthcare: "A widely cited study published in The New England Journal of Medicine estimated that about 30 percent of #American health care expenditures were the result of administration, about twice what it is in #Canada."
I'm sympathetic to the claim that US #healthcare costs are higher because the world relies (free rides?) on our innovation. But, the complexity and absurdity of our employer-based, decentralized system provides much of the bloat
This is pretty crazy. The high costs of health care administration in the US
The problem that explains so much & never gets addressed (likely the one leaders on both sides of the political divide benefit from...) The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care #healthcare #medicine
"for every 10 physicians providing care, almost seven additional people are engaged in billing-related activities."..."25 percent of emergency department visit revenue went toward billing costs." -- This is *insane* and needs to be completely disrupted!
"For every 10 physicians providing care, almost 7 additional people are engaged in billing-related activities."
One person’s healthcare administrative waste is another’s paycheck. To move the US out of its world beating admin costs, must address this stakeholder issue. Even bigger deal than service mix. Great Upshot by ⁦⁩ #choosingwisely
How many jobs does have? The Mick Mulvaney of health policy.
The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
Often overlooked: US health care has the highest administrative costs.
Nederland nummer 2 na USA in administratieve verspilling van middelen in de zorg: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of US Health Care #Bioethics
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The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care [really nice readable summary of a big reason Americans overpay for everything in heath care]
"For every 10 physicians providing care, almost 7 additional people are engaged in billing-related activities."
"Like the overall cost of the U.S. health system, its administrative cost alone is No. 1 in the world."
Administrative costs like claims rejections and billing practices are "another reason for high American health care prices," per .
Hidden From View: The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
To nearly quote Newt Gingrich, one man's $40bn of waste is another man's $40bn revenue stream.
The Astonishingly High Administrative Costs of U.S. Health Care
“A widely cited study published in The New England Journal of Medicine used data from 1999 to estimate that about 30 percent of American health care expenditures were the result of administration, about twice what it is in Canada.”
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High healthcare costs in US: over 25 percent of total spending on hospital, American hospital administrative costs exceed those of other countries. ⁦⁦