In a column in The Wall Street Journal's Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses a new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report on “extreme price variation” in health care services and the limits of consumer information as a solution to the problem.
king v. burwellRead Poll
on king vs. burwellRead Column
- Medicare’s Role in Health-Care Payment Reform
- Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: January 2015
- Why Data on Health-Care Price Variation Doesn’t Itself Solve the Problem
issues for 2015
In recent years, national health care spending has grown at rates well below the historical average. How much will the recovering U.S. economy drive up national health spending in 2015? And what will an increase mean for consumers, businesses and the federal budget?