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Cost Containment

Can We Ever Achieve Affordable Health Care in the U.S.?

John Geyman | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics
John Geyman

We have to recognize that the more unaffordable health care becomes, the less access to essential care Americans have and the worse their outcomes will be. In order to fix this huge and growing problem, we need to think much more broadly about needed approaches.

The ABCs of Getting Health Reform Right

Judith S. Palfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith S. Palfrey

Some naysayers in Congress are attacking the Prevention Fund proposed in Obama's Affordable Care Act, labeling it a 'slush fund.' They are completely missing the point.

Cutting Home-Based Care Defies Fiscal and Political Logic

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kenneth Thorpe

As policymakers prepare to shift to a post-election mindset, nowhere is there a better opportunity to drive down costs, create jobs and ensure the well being of millions of Americans.

A System I Can Live With

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

We've spent a good bit of time in Canada as America debates the future of our failed health care faux-system. So many Big Business types and their ha...

Containing Costs Key to Health Reform Success

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

Can we actually afford health care reform? New York is the highest Medicaid spender per capita in the nation as well as the state with the highest total Medicaid spending.

Sam Stein

Blue Dog Boren Defends Private Insurers Against Public Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most recalcitrant Democrats in the health care debate said on Wednesday that his skepticism about a public health insurance option was driv...