Managing Costs, Preserving Care: Health Care Cost Containment Report Release

Date: 

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time: 

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Venue: 

Bipartisan Policy Center

Address: 

1225 Eye St. NW
Washington D.C.
DC
20005

Attached files:

Recap: New Report Envisions More Cost-Effective Health Care System

The United States spends more on health care than any other country and yet tens of millions of Americans are facing uncoordinated and costly medical care. With health care spending expected to continue to grow for the foreseeable future and with the nation's growing federal deficit and debt, system-wide health care cost containment is both a critical component of any long term deficit reduction strategy and urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of our health care system.


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The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Care Cost Containment Initiative released its report identifying the most promising health care policy recommendations that will both contain cost growth and enhance value throughout the health care system. Led by a bipartisan group of four distinguished health and economic policy leaders, the initiative engages a broad array of experts, policymakers and stakeholders to identify the best opportunities to confront the unprecedented growth of health care costs while preserving the highest quality of care for all Americans and avoiding cost-shifting wherever possible.

Read the report

Read the press release here.

Featuring BPC Health Care Cost Containment Initiative Co-Chairs

Sen. Tom Daschle
Former Senate Majority Leader
Co-Founder, BPC

Sen. Pete Domenici
Former U.S. Senator from New Mexico
Co-Chair, BPC Debt Reduction Task Force

Sen. Bill Frist
Former Senate Majority Leader
Senior Fellow, BPC

Michael Peterson
President & COO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Alice Rivlin
Co-Chair, BPC Debt Reduction Task Force
Former Director, Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Former Director, White House Office of Management & Budget

Report

A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-wide Cost Containment

Co-Chairs' Washington Post Op-Ed

How to build a better health-care system

Press Release

Bipartisan Policy Center Proposes New Modernized, Integrated Medicare System and Tax Reforms to Encourage Greater Efficiency and Competition