Rationing hospital care may be the only way to keep Medicaid intact

Forbes: Opinion
Oct 25, 2011

Capping Medicare hospital benefits is rationing. Unfortunately, it appears to be necessary since there is such a disconnect between our country’s desire to consume services and our inability to fund them through taxes. I am hopeful that this will usher in a more pragmatic approach to paying for health care with public dollars, writes Larry Van Horn, associate professor of management and faculty director of the Healthcare MBA program at Owen Graduate School of Management.

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