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Addressing Rising Healthcare Costs: A Resource Guide for Consumer Advocates

Produced for the Nov 2013 conference on health costs, this “Resource Guide” is a synopsis of key concepts and existing research findings on healthcare cost drivers and potential strategies to help mitigate costs.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Basic “healthcare cost 101” information
  • Overview of cost drivers
  • Overview of evidence on strategies to address costs
  • Glossary
  • How does the ACA address costs?

For more go to:
http://consumersunion.org/healthcosts/HealthCareCosts_BriefingBooklet-DigitalVersion.pdf

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