The way employee benefits are administered in this country needs to change, but it won’t come without resistance, Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and former 2016 Republican presidential candidate said Wednesday at an industry event in Colorado.

The resistance is likely to come from those who benefit from the programs today, such as insurers, Carson said. “It is not good for the patient or employee, but looking at what is good for themselves,” he explained. “That is something we must get away from.”

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