Fact Sheet Budgetary Approaches to Health Policy
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C. Eugene Steuerle, Randall R. Bovbjerg, Elizabeth Bell
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On November 2nd, 2005, The Urban Institute and Health Affairs convened a roundtable of experts to discuss health care economizing and financing. The discussion centered on four topics: (1) consumers; (2) the role of state and federal government; (3) providers and other intermediaries; and (4) other efficiency efforts. This document provides a brief summary of the participants' comments in each of these four areas.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Health care delivery and payment Health equity Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Hospitals and physicians Medicare