A Long View on Health Care: Think Like An Investor When Considering Coverage of Preventive Care

June 12, 2012, by , Posted in Blog,Healthcare Costs,Wellness, 0 Comment

“Could health care costs be reined in by improving access to preventive care? It’s an idea that appeals to policy makers and many public health experts, but the evidence for it is surprisingly hard to pin down…. [There are] questions about which diseases can actually be prevented, how effective preventive measures might be, and what they would cost. We put some of these questions to Dana Goldman, director of the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California and founding editor of the Forum for Health Economics and Policy.” (The New York Times)

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