Make con­sumers pay

Modern Healthcare - - Opinions Letters -

Re­gard­ing “Lower-in­come fam­i­lies more likely to put off care: study,” (ModernHealth­, Nov. 22): Ex­cel­lent. More proof that re-at­tach­ing the cost of health­care to the con­sumer of health­care is the only way to mean­ing­fully re­duce the bloated con­sump­tion of health­care ser­vices and goods in the U.S., which is al­most en­tirely re­spon­si­ble for the higher cost of health­care in the U.S.

Now we just need to make Medi­care a voucher sys­tem, and the mar­ket will fin­ish the job! James “Jim” Craig

Park­land, Fla.

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