The Flip Side of Higher Premiums: Better Coverage - Time Magazine’s recent cover story on health care – “Bitter Pill” by Steven Brill – has focused attention on hospital prices, especially for people paying out of their own pockets. This is not a new issue, but certainly one that deserves attention.
Medicine’s Top Earners Are Not the M.D.s The biggest earnings are not through the delivery of care, but from overseeing the business of medicine. The proliferation of high earners in medical business and administration adds to the United States’ $2.7 trillion health care bill. administrative costs make up 20-30% of the US healthcare bill.