Although the United States spends more on health care than other developed countries, reports have indicated inferior US health system performance. But the methodology behind such comparisons turns out to be far from accurate.
As part of the AEI project Beyond "Repeal and Replace," health industry analyst Stephen T. Parente questions whether The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is likely to overcome longstanding economic disincentives to the use of electronic health records.
Will Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), made possible by the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, bring about a revolution in the health insurance market? Will they lower the cost of health insurance and help to reduce the number of people without coverage?