Can Health Care Costs Be Cured?

Yes, to the degree that business institutes some form of managed care where employees pay a share of costs and are offered incentives for buying health care more wisely. Our roundtable participants also suggest that a regional approach to restructuring how care is dispensed can halt health care inflation dead in its tracks. The question is why do CEOs, despite their training and experience, often fail to consider a business solution to their company’s health care pains?

June 1 1990 by Chief Executive