Warren Buffett says US health care must be revamped or the government could make it worse

Complacency will make fixing the nation‘s health-care system a daunting task, according to , whose recently joined with J.P. Morgan Chase and Amazon to develop a new model for their 1 million employees.

Buffett along with ‘s Jeff Bezos and ‘s Jamie Dimon recently formed the health-care joint venture Haven to figure out how to deliver better health care at a lower cost. One of the problems with the current system, Buffett said in , is that health-care providers and others entrenched in the current model don‘t have any incentive to change things.

“We have a $3.4 trillion industry, which is as much as the federal government raises every year, that basically feels pretty good about the system,” Buffett said. “There‘s enormous resistance to change while a similar acknowledgement that change will be needed. And of course if the private sector doesn‘t supply that over a period of time, people will say ‘we give up, we‘ve got to turn this over to the government,‘ which will probably be even worse.”