Health Care Should Cost Less Like Computers, Cars, TVs, Says Medicare Chief Berwick

Eric Scheiner | April 13, 2011
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At a press conference on Tuesday to announce the allocation of $1 billion in federal funding to improve patient health in the nation’s hospitals, Donald Berwick, administrator for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), compared the new health care law, which requires more government control, to other products that have become better and cheaper over time in the marketplace.