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  • Issue Brief

    Health Care Costs: What’s the Problem?

    By Atul Grover, MD, PhD, Executive Director; Kendal Orgera, MPH, MPP, Senior Research Analyst; and Laura Pincus, MHA, Manager, Strategy and Planning, AAMC Research and Action Institute

    Summary: This brief is the first in a series of papers by the AAMC Research and Action Institute that discuss key questions policy makers should be asking about health care expenditures: What costs are too high, and can they be controlled through policy while improving access to care and the health of the population?

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