Report: Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition


By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dec. 3, 2018

As health care spending continues to rise, Americans are not receiving the commensurate benefit of living longer, healthier lives. Invoices for medical care are too complex, choices are too restrained, and insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs are climbing faster than wages and tax revenue. In this new report, HHS suggests a range of opportunities for action to revise federal and state regulations, including repealing certificate of need laws, expanding health savings accounts, developing alternative payment models with a free-market approach, changing state licensing and scope of practice laws, greater use of telemedicine, and others in nearly 50 options for change. Read More…