Hospitals incentivized to raise their charges. Another example of government interference in health care delivery.
North Carolina Medicaid Expansion Puts Employers And Workers At Risk For Higher Hospital Prices
The deal gives hospitals a strong incentive to raise their costs because when they do, they generate federal funds as much as nine times greater than what they pay in additional tax………..
Why Are Employers, Workers, And All Other Commercial Payers At Risk For Higher Prices?
High open-ended federal matching rates of 90 percent for expansion costs incentivize hospitals to hike hospital costs to generate more federal matching dollars.