Addressing the major drivers of costs
Single-payer or all-payer negotiations
Oberlander & White, 361 NEJM 1131 (2009)
Health savings accounts?
Replace fee-for-service with salary and/or capitation (also addresses problem of high prices)
Rebalance specialist/primary care reimbursement ratio
Limits on hospital beds, surgical suites, MRI scanners and other facilities
Orentlicher, 19 Annals Health L. 449 (2010)