Harvard’s David Cutler on how to cut health care costs
Massachusetts’ 2006 law expanding health care coverage has served as a blue print for the Affordable Care Act. But as we reported in a Making Sen$e segment earlier this week, the state hasn’t quite tackled the cost issue yet. Health care costs more in Massachusetts than in any other state. Here we speak to Harvard’s David Cutler about why that is and how the state is trying to incentivize better care for a lower cost. Read our extended conversation with Cutler here.
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