Introduction: Industry Confronts Health Care Costs
How much money does society wish to channel into health care and by implication away from other goals?
How do we reconcile the need to curtail runaway increases in health care costs with problems of unmet needs and uneven distribution of resources?
Where do the scales tip between uniform quality and maximal efficiency?
Where on the continuum shall we stop between a pluralistic, decentralized, and undisciplined system on one side and a monolithic, regulated, and involuntary one on the other?
KeywordsHealth Care Cost Price Stability Benefit Package Private Industry Employee Benefit
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