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Getting the USA Back on Top

U.S. healthcare ranks last or near last on categories of access, efficiency and equity when compared to 10 other nations

A Closer Look at Autism’s Cost

Total lifetime costs for someone on the Autism spectrum range from $1.4 to $2.4 million. With 3.5 million people on the spectrum, these expenditures can amount to $236 billion every year.

Greater Healthcare Price Transparency Could Save $100 Billion Over 10 Years

WASHINGTON (May 15, 2014) — Providing patients, physicians, employers and policymakers more information on healthcare prices could reduce U.S. healthcare spending by an estimated $100 billion over the next decade, according to a new analysis from the Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center. Most healthcare transparency initiatives focus solely on providing patients with information… Read more »

A Clearer View: Can Price Transparency Save $100 Billion in Healthcare?

Analysis indicates providing price information to physicians, employers and policymakers key to $100 Billion in potential savings from healthcare price transparency. More than 500 healthcare leaders gathered online and at the Newseum in Washington D.C. for West Health’s first IDEA Series forum in our nation’s capital on May 15. Titled “A Clearer View – Can… Read more »