Evidence on the efficacy of inpatient spending on Medicare patients.
Milbank Q. 2010 Dec;88(4):560-94
Authors: Kaestner R, Silber JH
It is widely believed that a significant amount, perhaps as much as 20 to 30 percent, of health care spending in the United States is wasted, despite market forces such as managed care organizations and large, self-insured firms with a financial incentive to eliminate waste of this magnitude.
PMID: 21166869 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]