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Can We Contain Health Care Costs Without Compromising Quality?


Monday, January 28, 2008

Speakers

Ed Howard, Alliance for Health Reform, Moderator
Katherine Baicker, Harvard School of Public Health, Speaker
Peter Orszag, Congressional Budget Office, Speaker
Cathy Schoen, The Commonwealth Fund, Speaker

Transcript, Event Summary and/or Webcast and Podcast

Transcript: Can We Contain Health Care Costs Without Compromising Quality? (Adobe Acrobat PDF), 2/1/2008
Event Summary: Can We Contain Health Care Costs Without Compromising Quality? (Word Document), 1/28/2008
Full Webcast/Podcast: Can We Contain Health Costs Without Compromising Quality?

The transcript, full webcast and podcast for this briefing are provided by Kaiser Family Foundation.

Speaker Presentations

Cathy Schoen - Speaker Presentation (PowerPoint), 1/28/2008
Katherine Baicker - Speaker Presentation (PowerPoint), 1/28/2008
Peter Orszag - Speaker Presentation (PowerPoint), 1/28/2008

(If you want to download one or more slides from these presentations, contact us at info@allhealth or click here for instructions.)

Source Materials

National Health Expenditure Accounts: 2006 Highlights (Adobe Acrobat PDF), CMS, 1/1/2008
Health Spending Exceeded Record 2 Trillion in 2006 (Adobe Acrobat PDF), The New York Times, 1/8/2008
Trends in Health Care Costs and Spending (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Kaiser Family Foundation, 9/1/2007
Managing Medical Resources (Adobe Acrobat PDF), JAMA, 6/13/2007
Baucus May Move Early on Medicare Advantage Cuts (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Congressional Quarterly - CQ.com, 1/15/2008
The Medicare Advantage Program and MedPAC Recommendations (Adobe Acrobat PDF), MedPAC, 4/11/2007
Rewarding Excellence and Efficiency in Medicare Payments (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Milbank Quarterly, 9/1/2007
Medicare Finances: Findings of the 2007 Trustees Report (Adobe Acrobat PDF), National Academy of Social Insurance, 4/1/2007
The High Cost of Health Care (Adobe Acrobat PDF), The New York Times, 11/25/2007
Research on the Comparative Effectiveness of Medical Treatments (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Congressional Budget Office, 12/1/2007
The Long-Term Outlook for Health Care Spending (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Congressional Budget Office, 11/1/2007
Speaker Biographies (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Alliance for Health Reform, 1/28/2008
Expert List (Adobe Acrobat PDF), Alliance for Health Reform, 1/28/2008
Can We Contain Health Care Costs Without Compromising Quality? (Word Document), Word Document, 1/28/2008

Offsite Materials (briefing documents saved on other websites)

Bending the Curve: Options for Achieving Savings and Improving Value in US Health Spending, The Commonwealth Fund, 12/1/2007
Addressing Rising Health Care Costs — A View from the Congressional Budget Office, New England Journal of Medicine, 11/8/2007
The Challenge of Rising Health Care Costs — A View from the Congressional Budget Office, New England Journal of Medicine, 11/1/2007

Photos

Peter Orszag, director of the Congressional Budget Office-- speaker at the January 28th briefing cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.

Cathy Schoen of The Commonwealth Fund -- speaker at the January 28th briefing cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.

Katherine Baicker of the Harvard School of Public Health -- speaker at the January 28th briefing cosponsored by The Commonwealth Fund.

 

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