Ending hospital dominance of policy
Health care lobbying dollars ensure that hospital systems, insurers and pharma companies boost their own revenue at patient expense. Fighting their influence is critical.
Health care companies, particularly large, urban hospital systems, have become too big. Their status as large employers has provided them with a stranglehold on the development of new health care policies. The result? Today’s health care system.
The outsized influence and bargaining power of hospitals is responsible for the high cost of health care in America. How do we lessen their impact?