Corrected Link: Finding Consensus on Policies to Slow Health Spending Growth

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<p>The United States spends $2.7 trillion on health care each year. While this is by far the most in the world, our health outcomes generally aren’t better than those of other countries. Fortunately, there are a number of policies that could potentially control our health spending.</p><p>The Commonwealth Fund recently asked researchers at George Washington University to identify major areas of consensus among seven prominent proposals advanced in the past year to contain U.S. health costs and transform the health care delivery system. To learn what they found, view our new online matrix, <a href="/~/media/b49accfe4a874826b3725c413fcbde7b.ashx">Comparing Health Care Cost-Containment Proposals</a>, which organizes the policy options by category and by payer. A <a href="/blog/2013/finding-consensus-policies-slow-health-spending-growth">companion blog post</a> by The Commonwealth Fund's Stuart Guterman and Rachel Nuzum, meanwhile, highlights the key commonalities, from improving market competition to setting spending targets. </p>
<p>The organizations with proposals analyzed for this project include: </p>
<li>Bipartisan Policy Center  </li>
<li>Brookings Institution  </li>
<li>Center for American Progress  </li>
<li>The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System </li>
<li>National Coalition on Health Care  </li>
<li>Partnership for Sustainable Health Care </li>
<li>Moment of Truth Project </li>
<p>Visit <a href="/blog/2013/finding-consensus-policies-slow-health-spending-growth"></a> to learn more about potential solutions to unsustainable health spending growth. </p>