EconoSTATS Managing Editor, Wayne Winegarden, argues that while health care is becoming less affordable every year, “rounding up the usual suspects,” as Captain Renault might suggest, will not make U.S. health care system more affordable. In this case, one of the usual suspects is drug costs. In reality, drug prices aren’t the cause of rising healthcare costs, instead systemic reforms are necessary that remove the current disincentives that proliferate. A link to the full editorial can be found here.

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