Medical Economics December 5, 2022
Meade Monger

Over a decade after being promised change was on the way, physicians and other providers can start taking tangible steps towards a better system.

For years we’ve been promised the Emerald City of the U.S. healthcare – a value-based care model. And for good reason. The volume-based fee-for-service care approach we have now is the most expensive in the world and among the worst in quality.

We spend 20% of the country’s GDP on healthcare at an average cost of nearly $12,000 per person annually. That’s roughly double compared to other high-income countries. Despite this expenditure, the U.S. ranks dead last compared to peers across performance indicators like access to care and healthcare outcomes.

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