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Costs & Payments

Understanding the factors that increase or reduce costs and the ways that payments affect the choices people make can help improve health and health care decision making.

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The Healthy Marketplace Index: Furthering Transparency to Improve our Understanding of Commercial Healthcare Markets Across the Country

A new report from the Health Care Cost Institute, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, examined relative healthcare prices across the U.S. and found widespread healthcare price variation across metro areas.
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Four Elements that Influence Payment Reform for Population Health

AcademyHealth's Payment Reform for Population Health team identified four major element domains that influence the conditions and collaborations associated with how health care purchasers, plans, and providers might support strategies for sustainable funding and financing activities and infrastructure that can bolster non-clinical community-wide population health.
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