Hospital Administration Waste

U.S. hospitals spend 25.3% of income for administrative expenses-the highest of 8 industrialized nations studied in this report. If we had the same percentages as Scotland or Canada we would have saved $140 billion in 2011 and even more per year since then. We could do that by having a simpler single payer system.  Health Aff September 2014 vol. 33 no. 9 1586-1594                                    

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