Health care inflation is coming for Biden
Rising health care costs are poised to become the next big battle in President Joe Biden’s war against inflation. It’s unlikely he’ll be able to declare victory in time for a 2024 reelection bid.
Economists, business leaders and health care industry experts are warning that the wage, revenue and supply chain pressures that hammered the margins of hospitals and clinics during the pandemic are about to send health coverage and out-of-pocket medical bills through the roof.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas last month estimated that the rate of health care inflation...