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How the U.S. Can Get Health Care Costs Under Control

Americans are being squeezed by health care costs. Over the past 15 years, health insurance premiums have risen faster than wages, while employer and government spending on health care has diverted investment away from other national priorities. Using animated graphics, a new visual explainer based on a presentation by The Commonwealth Fund’s Cathy Schoen, Mark Zezza, and Stuart Guterman reviews the underlying reasons for high health care costs and describes current approaches to containing spending.

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