Insurance, hospital visits, medication, imaging, and lab testing—all cost more here.
Yet for all of this spending, the United States consistently ranks near the bottom of the list of industrialized nations when it comes to the health of its citizens.
What would it take to bring the country’s health-care costs in line with its peer countries? And can it be done without sacrificing the quality of care?
Due to current concerns about coronavirus in the local community, The Atlantic will not convene this week’s Bill of Health forum, underwritten by Eli Lilly and Company, on Wednesday, March 11, as previously scheduled.
We are eager to have the conversation we had planned, but out of an abundance of caution for the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, speakers, and partners, we will find an alternative time. Additional details will be posted as soon as they become available.