Options for Lowering Costs for the Privately Insured

101 Resources

“Three Ways to Lower Health Care Costs.” Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. February 23, 2021. Available at http://allh.us/J6j4.

“National Health Expenditure Fact Sheet.” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. December 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/pJfP.

“2021 Insurance Outlook.” Shaw, G., Baumann, N. Deloitte. December 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/rCA6.

“Why is Health Care So Unaffordable? New Study Shows Once Again: It’s the Prices.” Spratt, A. Arnold Ventures. October 6, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/dH4b.

“Choice, Competition, And Flexibility, Part 1: Post-ACA Consumer Challenges.” Miller, B., Moffit, R. Health Affairs. August 19, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/WPYB.

“Choice, Competition, And Flexibility, Part II: Market-Driven Alternatives to Single-Payer.” Miller, B., Moffit, R. Health Affairs. August 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/4HbE.

“Why Are Americans Paying More for Healthcare?” Peter G. Peterson Foundation. April 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/PchK.

“10 Key Questions on Public Option Proposals.” Neuman, T., Pollitz, K., Tobert, J., et al. KFF December 18, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/Yut6.

“Cost Caps and Coverage for All: How to Make Health Care Universally Affordable.” Kendell, D., Horwitz, G., Kessler, J. Third Way. February 19, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/9rfv.

“Effective Healthcare Cost-Containment Policies: A Systematic Review.” Stadhouders, N., Kruse, F., Tanke, M. et al. Elsevier. October 25, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/wyH3.

“What Drives the Growing Cost of Health Care?” American Academy of Actuaries. May 2014. Available at http://allh.us/qJTG.

“How Private Insurance Works: A Primer.” Claxton, G. KFF. April 2002. Available at http://allh.us/uW7h.

Key Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Introducing a Public Option or Capped Provider Payment Rates Into Private Insurance Markets.” Holahan, J, Simpson, M. Urban Institute. March 17, 2021. Available at http://allh.us/uH3A.

“Economic Shocks and Probable Expansions to a Public Option.” Chen, L., Church, T., Heil, D. Partnership for America’s Health Care Future. February 2021. Available at http://allh.us/aqpU.

“Affordable Hospital Care Through Competition and Price Transparency.” Roy, A. The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. January 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/aB6Q.

“Health Care Cost Control: Where Do We Go From Here?” Altman, S., Mechanic, R. Health Affairs. July 13, 2018. Available at http://allh.us/m7vD.

Additional Resources

“Public Option and Capped Provider Rate Proposals That Exempt Rural Areas.” Holahan, J. Simpson, M. Urban Institute. March 17, 2021. Available at http://allh.us/RqKU.

“Impact of Policy Options for Reducing Hospital Prices Paid by Private Health Plans.” Liu, J., Levinson, Z., Qureshi, N., et al. Rand Corporation. February 18, 2021. Available at http://allh.us/YvWc.

“The Health Costs of Cost Sharing.” Chandra, A., Flack, E. National Bureau of Economic Research. February 8, 2021. Available at http://allh.us/3DbU.

“The Budget and Tax Effects of a Federal Public Option After COVID-19.” Chen, L., Church, T., Heil, D. Partnership for America’s Health Care Future. October 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/qMdj.

“How Has COVID-19 Impacted the Value-Based Care Movement?” Leventhal, R. Healthcare Innovation. September 15, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Mtbu.

“An Early Look At The Potential Implication of The COVID-19 Pandemic for Health Insurance Coverage.” Collins, S., Gunja, M., Aboulafia, G., et al. The Commonwealth Fund. June 23, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/n6Tx.

“U.S. Health Care Is in Flux. Here’s What Employers Should Do.” Lee, V. Harvard Business Review. June 15, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/TxnX.

“Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Create New Opportunities For the Adoption of APMs and Be A Catalyst For the Movement From Volume to Value?” Oyekan, E. American Journal of Managed Care. June 12, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/rVTA.

“States Lead the Way in Responding to COVID-19 and Advancing Innovative Health Policy Solutions on Many Fronts.” Howard, H., Pandit, S. Health Affairs. May 18, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/fpK4.

“Public Options for Individual Health Insurance.” Liu, J., Nowak, S., Rao, P. et al. Rand Corporation. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/GuAX.

“What States Did in 2019 to Address Health Coverage and Costs.” Lanford, S. National Academy for State Health Policy. December 16, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/47Hg.

“The Case For the Public Option Over Medicare for All.” Herzlinger, R. Boxer, R. Harvard Business Review. October 10, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/cDfp.

“L.A.’s Health-Care Reform Is a Lesson for Democrats.” Brownstein, R. The Atlantic. August 30, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/tfCn.

“States Giving Public Option Health Plan a Hard Look.” Meyer, H. Modern Healthcare. June 1, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/KDn4.

“Cost-Reducing Health Policies: A Response to Chairman Alexander and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.” Aaron, H., Antos, J., Adler, L., et al. American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution. March 1, 2019. Available at http://allh.us/BNyK.

“Price Setting and Price Regulation in Health Care: Lessons for Advancing Universal Health Coverage.” Barber, S., Lorenzoni, L., Ong, P. World Health Organization and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2019. Available at http://allh.us/DUrf.