Health Care Costs: The Role of Technology and Chronic Conditions

The Alliance for Health Reform and co-sponsors presented the second event in a three-part series of discussions on costs, the factors driving them up, and what (if anything) can be done about them. This briefing takes an in-depth look at two of the most often cited cost drivers – technology and chronic conditions. For more information, please visit the Alliance’s event page.  

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The panel is moderated by Susan Dentzer of Health Affairs.Speakers include:

  • Joe Antos, American Enterprise Institute
  • Kenneth Thorpe, Emory University
  • Melanie Bella, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Bruce Chernof, The SCAN Foundation
  • James Fasules, American College of Cardiology
  • Joe Newhouse, Harvard University
  • Susan Reinhard, AARP
  • Diane Rowland, Kaiser Family Foundation