Author Archives: Peter Orszag

Time to Act on Health Care Costs


This article is in Health Care Touchstones: Cost and Quality, Spring 2008


Near-term changes to the consumer and provider sides of health care financing are essential to prevent the nation from being overwhelmed by rapidly rising health care expenditures. Popular discussions of the long-term fiscal challenges confronting the United States usually misdiagnose the problem. They typically focus on the government expenses related to the aging of the […]