Healthcare study identifies possible savings of $2 trillion over 10 years

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The researchers are now calling for a new spending target that may be highly effective. According to a study that was just released on Thursday, the United States would be able to save $2 trillion from its spending on the healthcare system over the next 10 years if the federal government would help to influence the rapidly increasing costs in both the public and private sectors, so that they would more effectively align with economic growth. The study was conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, a nonpartisan group. In the report…

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The impact of healthcare reform legislation on the compensation received by hospital execs

The Obama Administration healthcare reform legislation – which already includes Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services programs for coordinated care and requirement changes for hospitals that are tax-exempt – may also be altering the compensation of hospital leaders. Though this won’t be impacting hospital compensation directly, they may have an indirect impact on salaries from regulation increases and different care delivery models. Director Gary Young of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research looked into the differences that will be seen among non-profit and for-profit hospitals at…

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