Health Care Regulation Spending Trap

  • Timothy McTighe Joint Implant Surgery & Research Foundation, Chagrin Falls, OH
Keywords: health, care, costs, consumers, supply, demand


Our health care system has faced many challenges over the past 40 plus years. Now these challenges have forced us into a complicated situation that makes it confusing on how best to proceed. Today third party insurance payers make most health care payments. Our premiums are paid into a risk pool-on medical services for other people. Consumers are disconnected from knowing the cost of goods or services that they are receiving. This commentary reviews the current situation and provides a few common sense approaches for pursuing the best potential policies.

Author Biography

Timothy McTighe, Joint Implant Surgery & Research Foundation, Chagrin Falls, OH
Dr. H.S. (hc)


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How to Cite
McTighe, T. (2017). Health Care Regulation Spending Trap. Reconstructive Review, 7(2).