Health Care Reform: Creating A Sustainable Health Care Marketplace
A Report to Business Roundtable By Hewitt Associates
This report addresses four key questions:
- Of the reform initiatives currently being considered that intend to curb the rate of health care cost growth, which ones are likely to have a significant impact on the health care economy at large?
- What missing ingredients should be added to current proposals to enhance their potential to reduce future cost trends?
- What are the risks that could undermine the realization of these cost savings?
- What can be done longer-term to restructure the current health care delivery system in order to reduce annual health care cost trend to a sustainable rate, such as the overall rate of GDP growth (approximately 4% per year)?
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