The consumer, single person or a business that provides medical coverage, determines the cost. As long as business pays the premiums the insurance provider will pay for all the new technology. The insurance companies simply pass along the costs in higher premiums. As long as the costs can continue to be passed along, pharmas, and tech companies will increase their prices.Originally Posted by Earl Dunbar
Eventually, most employers will have to bail out of providing health care or provide a very minimum coverage, similar to what is beginning to happen with pension plans.