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Unformatted text preview: Why need reform? Why so much disagreement? 4 models of health care Health System Reform Angela Fertig Spring 2010 Angela Fertig Health System Reform Why need reform? Why so much disagreement? 4 models of health care Why do we need reform? I High and growing costs I health spending has increased from 5% of GDP in 1950s to 16% today I Flat of the curve I Rising numbers of uninsured I who pays? I Disparities in health by race and income I Only major industrialized country that does not provide universal access to health care Angela Fertig Health System Reform Why need reform? Why so much disagreement? 4 models of health care Two opinions Tyler Cowen I innovation is worth the cost I intangible benefits (small discomforts, everything possible done) I fix some problems, don’t set up national health insurance I insurance and employment I insurance companies and profit I electronic medical records I emergency rooms and poor I measures of quality Angela Fertig Health System Reform Why need reform?Why need reform?...
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