Health reform in Campaign 2012: the disconnect
The debates seemed to shy away from discussion of health reform for a simple reason: regardless of who’s elected next week, health costs remain one of the most critical issues. Economists believe the economy will grow at 2% this year and maybe 2.5% next year. Meanwhile, health costs are projected to increase 4% this year and 6% next. That’s unsustainable. Something’s gotta give. The issue is cost.
Interested in learning more? Check out our report with perspectives from consumer, physicians, and employers: Health Care Reform: Center Stage 2012
by Paul H. Keckley, PhD, Executive Director
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions