The Promise Of Health Care Cost Containment

Garber, Alan; Goldman, Dana P.; Jena, Anupam B.
November 2007
Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1545
Academic Journal
Today the United States may be on the cusp of changing from a cost-unconscious health care system to one that seeks value. The consequences of adopting a value- based approach to coverage have not been well studied; however, several broad strands of the health literature suggest that spending could be reduced by as much as 30 percent without adversely affecting health.


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