Uncategorized

POLICY: Klepper, moonlighting again!

Just when we thought we had him pinned down, Brian is moonlighting over at Bob L’s blog. His piece is called Solving the Access Problem Isn’t Enough If We Don’t Deal With Costs. Not absolutely true in my view. I think you need to do access first then deal with costs. He thinks you need to do them both together. But we’re both sensible enough to think that they’re both problems, and plenty of people—whether at Cato or at Harvard—disagree.

Livongo’s Post Ad Banner 728*90

Categories: Uncategorized

Tagged as: ,

1
Leave a Reply

1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Tom Leith Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Tom Leith
Guest
Tom Leith

> I think you need to do access first then deal with
> costs. He thinks you need to do them both together.
There’s no right & wrong here. Getting first a handle on costs can make universal coverage politically easier. Getting universal coverage first can make cost control easier (cf. CMS’ new you broke it, you bought it attitude). You’re both right — which of you are more right I can’t say. But we seem to be doing both together, or at least trying to.
t