Committee's report to President McRobbie (PDF)
- Quality Matters: Employee Health (PDF), Quality Matters is a newsletter from The Commonwealth Fund. Published bimonthly, the newsletter explores issues of quality and efficiency in health care.
Power Point slide show (PDF), February 2009, about IU employee health care program and graduate assistant/fellow medical and dental plans
Bending the Curve (PDF), Options for Achieving Savings and Improving Value in U.S. Health Spending, an executive summary by The Commonwealth Fund
Health Insurers Protest $88.8 Billion "Hidden Tax"
Employers and private health insurers pay a "hidden tax" of $88.8 billion each year because government programs fail to pay enough to doctors and hospitals, an industry-sponsored study found. Inadequate reimbursements by programs such as Medicare and Medicaid increase the annual cost of covering a family of four by $1,788, according to the report, issued today by the actuarial consulting firm Milliman Inc.
— Bloomberg.com, December 9, 2008
Hospital and Physician Cost Shift
Payment Level Comparison of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial Payers
The Factors Fueling Rising Health Care Costs -- Price Waterhouse Coopers Cost Study 2008
PricewaterhouseCoopers latest cost study finds that 87 cents out of every premium dollar go directly towards paying for medical services. Prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), “The Factors Fueling Rising Healthcare Costs 2008” examines the causes of rising health care costs and analyzes how health insurance premium dollars are being spent
IBM sponsored presentation - Healthcare 2015