Confronting Costs: Stabilizing U.S. Health Spending While Moving Toward a High Performance Health Care System

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The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System analyzed a set of synergistic provider payment reforms, consumer incentives, and system-wide reforms to confront costs while improving health system performance with the goal of holding increases in national health expenditures to no more than long-term economic growth. The recommended approach could slow spending by a cumulative $2 trillion by 2023—if begun now with public and private payers acting in concert. 

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Date: Jan 2013
Author: Commonwealth Fund