Is Fee-for-Service What Ails America's Health Care System?


Though there is precious little consensus on fixing the nation's health care system, most knowledgeable citizens agree that the current system's skyrocketing costs are unsustainable. The facts are daunting: The U.S. spends 16% of its GDP on health care, 60% more than Germany and other Northern European "socialized medicine" states, and double what Japan devotes to health care.