Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research Stanford University


How to Think about Future Health Care Spending


Victor R. Fuchs - Stanford University

Published by
New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 362 no. 10
March 11, 2010

Congress makes explicit projections of federal government spending on health care over the next decade and the media dutifully report these numbers. Victor Fuchs warns us that lost in the din are two critical problems related to future spending - one empirical, the other conceptual.