Why U.S. spends so much on health care: Learn from world comparisons
Harvard’s Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, lays out what we know—and don’t know—about health care spending in the U.S. and around the world.
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AMA vision on health care reform
Download the vision statement on the AMA's commitment to improving health insurance coverage and health care access.
Trends in health care spending
Learn about the trends in health care spending and what the AMA is doing to reduce the rate of growth in health care spending.
Burnout’s mounting price tag: What it’s costing your organization
A conservative estimate puts the number at $7,600 annually for each physician in your practice, but the costs are more than just monetary.
How telemedicine helped this health system’s patients avoid the ED
A major metro area health system’s use of an on-demand, 24-hour telemedicine program staffed by emergency physicians saved money while addressing patients’ health problems.
How are prescription drug prices determined?
Congress has put drug prices under its microscope. The scrutiny is new, but the conversation is the same: Drugmakers, pharmacy benefit managers and payers set prices but never explain how.
Quick Take: Action on drug pricing gets massive bipartisan support
Legislation to speed generic drugs to market, improving price transparency and boost competition could soon come to the House floor.
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