November 1, 2012

Drivers of Healthcare Costs White Paper

Leading Cause of Healthcare Cost Drivers Revealed in New White Paper

A new white paper by The Physicians Foundation examines data on key components of healthcare spending and reveals that technology is the most important driver of spending increases over time – contradicting criticism that physicians are the primary cause for rising healthcare costs in the U.S. The report puts into perspective the physician impact on healthcare costs by closely looking at significant contributors such as administrative expenses, pharmaceutical costs, mandated insurance benefits, chronic conditions and more.

To read the paper in its entirety, please click here.