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Integrated care, payment reform could save $300 billion in a decade: Brookings report
Modern Healthcare

The federal government could save more than $300 billion in healthcare costs over the next 10 years with more integrated care and a move to a risk-based payment system, according a to a bipartisan report from the Brookings Institution. One target policymakers should be aiming for, the report suggests, is holding healthcare spending growth in line with the growth in per-capita gross domestic product. For years, spending growth in healthcare has far exceeded the rise in GDP. Healthcare spending growth has slowed in recent years, at least in part and perhaps primarily because of the economic downturn.