Health Care Costs

Health care affordability is key for access to care and health equity. The Center for American Progress researches and supports policies that would lower health care costs for consumers and make health care more affordable and efficient. The following research and analyses outline opportunities to lower health care costs.

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Negotiation Plus: A Framework for Value-Based Drug Pricing Negotiation Report
A pharmacy technician poses for a picture with prescription medication at a pharmacy in Edmond, Oklahoma, August 2010. (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

Negotiation Plus: A Framework for Value-Based Drug Pricing Negotiation

CAP’s drug pricing framework would empower Medicare and private payers to negotiate effectively for drug prices, backed by binding arbitration.

Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Thomas Huelskoetter