Redirecting Innovation In U.S. Health Care: Options To Decrease Spending And Increase Value
Publish Date: 2014-05-06
Author: Steven Garber;Susan M. Gates;Emmett B. Keeler;Mary E. Vaiana;Andrew W. Mulcahy;Christopher Lau;Arthur L. Kellermann
New medical technologies are a leading driver of U.S. health care spending. This report identifies promising policy options to change which medical technologies are created, with two related policy goals: (1) Reduce total health care spending with the smallest possible loss of health benefits, and (2) ensure that new medical products that increase spending are accompanied by health benefits that are worth the spending increases.