Jul 25, 2009

Caveat Emptor

As the healthcare reform effort moves forward, one of the most difficult sticking points has been how to reign in costs. After President Obama's primetime address on healthcare this week, several questions from reporters were directed at what sacrifices the American public would be asked to make to keep healthcare affordable. The President alluded to the need to spend money on care that works, and stop spending money on what doesn't work. But unsurprisingly, a noncontroversial specific example has been elusive.

Costs of Care team member Devin DeCiantis recently posted a blog entry on this topic: http://costsofcare.blogspot.com/

What do you think? What are some things we routinely spend money on in healthcare that don't work or don't help people get healthier?

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