A REPORTER'S TOOLKIT: HEALTH CARE COSTS

An Alliance for Health Reform Toolkit -
Produced with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

August 1, 2008

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This toolkit will help you understand trends in U.S. health spending, and some of the reasons why spending is going up. We also cover some ideas for restraining health care costs. In addition, this resource offers story ideas, selected experts with contact information, selected websites, and a glossary.

This toolkit was compiled and written by Laura Covington. Updated by Sam Takvorian and Sanjay Mohanty.