Healthcare CEO pay may drive up costs

Median compensation for chief executive officers in the healthcare sector is among the highest of all industries, reaching $13.6 million annually last year, the Associated Press has reported. CEOs of health insurance companies have the highest average compensation, followed by hospital CEOs. The inflated pay may hurt consumers, as experts believe that healthcare executives receive incentives that may increase the cost of delivering care. Read the full article at FierceHealthPayer

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