Healthcare costs are rising because of the following reasons:
1. Healthcare regulations; 2. Medical Malpractice Costs (Lawyers??); 3. Cost of Healthcare workforce due to shortage of Doctors, Nurses and other workers; 4. Cost of Administration of Heathcare organizations; 5. Increase of risk to health insurers; 6. Cost of Medical Technologies & Supplies; 7. General decline in health of Americans, lack of preventive medicine; 8. Cost of pharmaceuticals and medications; 9. Cost of Healthcare Infrastructure Maintenance; 10. Lack of efficiency and productivity in healthcare leading to waste of resources.
Your COMMENTS: Please post your comment and other reasons you feel that healthcare costs are going up.