Health For Life

Better Health, Better Health Care


Most Efficient Affordable Care

 
 

 
 
 
 
America will not be satisfied unless and until the cost of health coverage and health care are affordable.

Goals 

  • More informed decision making
  • Better manage chronic disease
  • Evaluate the efficacy and use of new technologies and medicines 
  • Spend resources on care, not paperwork and legal costs
  • Well-educated workforce in sufficient numbers and with needed mix of skills

Public Policy Ideas for Change 

  • Simplify the working of public and private insurance
  • Focus on chronic care management
  • Create a better alternative to today’s liability system*
  • Test payment redesign to reward quality providers who follow recommended “best practices”*
  • Redefine roles for workers to meet future care needs
  • Renovate the education of health care professionals and the broader health care workforce
  • Make available to consumers meaningful information on the quality, price, use, and comparative effectiveness of health care services
  • Analyze the comparative effectiveness, risks, and benefits of new technologies, medicines, practices, and procedures for individual conditions
  • Expand educational capacity and emphasize early math and science learning to meet current and future health care workforce needs
  • Invest in America’s public health
  • Test payment redesign to give provider groups a single amount to manage the entire episode of a patient’s care and better coordinate care*
  • Adequately fund national performance improvement measurement*

 

 

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