Health Care Management Papers

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

9-19-2014

Publication Source

Health Affairs Blog

Abstract

The quest for value dominates contemporary health policy. Value, properly defined, is not about cost-savings but about the balance of costs and health benefits — improving the average cost-effectiveness of health interventions. In choosing which care is funded, insurers are a crucial but commonly neglected driver of health system value.

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Date Posted: 27 November 2017