A quick overview of why healthcare is so expensive

If you read any article about our healthcare system, read this. And for any person who thinks that government run, single payer healthcare, “let’s change who writes the checks for healthcare that costs double what it should” is the answer, here’s the moneyquote:

When it comes to making care better and cheaper, changing who pays the doctor will make no more difference than changing who pays the electrician. The lesson of the high-quality, low-cost communities is that someone has to be accountable for the totality of care. Otherwise, you get a system that has no brakes.