The magnitude and importance of the decisions that have to be made in the Age of COVID-19 require a far more informed and significantly enhanced decision-making process.

The containment and treatment strategies implemented to address the threats to public health and safety by the COVID 19 pandemic have created economic, cultural and political challenges that will require leaders in both the public and private sectors to make major decisions affecting public health; the economy; household income; the communities in which we live; and how, where and when we work.

Under the circumstances, we must address the need  to make sure decision-makers have the accurate, complete, relevant, useable and publicly credible information they need to understand of challenges they face, the options available to address those challenges and actions required to implement the options  being considered.

American Health Care: Who Pays - A look at the allocation and management of public and private costs
American Health Care

American Health Care: Who Pays - A look at the allocation and management of public and private costs

Key Take Aways In all of these presentations, we highlight the conclusions we think critical to informed discussion of health care in America and share examples of the data and research findings that support those conclusions. When talking about Big Numbers, for example, we make the points, among others, that: • future health care spending will require a significantly larger, and …

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American Health Care: Who Pays - A look at the allocation and management of public and private costs
American Health Care

American Health Care: Who Pays - A look at the allocation and management of public and private costs

Key Take Aways In all of these presentations, we highlight the conclusions we think critical to informed discussion of health care in America and share examples of the data and research findings that support those conclusions. When talking about Big Numbers, for example, we make the points, among others, that: • future health care spending will require a significantly larger, and …

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Big Benefits: A look at the relationship between benefits, usage and costs
American Health Care

Big Benefits: A look at the relationship between benefits, usage and costs

Key Take Aways The conclusions in our BIG BENEFITS presentation, include… • Benefit payments for health care in America are paid at or after time of service by a variety of different entities and are financed in a variety of different ways. • The public tax-supported program enrollment and payment criteria do not meet the basic risk management criteria historically required …

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Big Numbers: Population Demographics, Cost of Care, and the Health Care Economy
American Health Care

Big Numbers: Population Demographics, Cost of Care, and the Health Care Economy

Key Take AwaysIt is critical to recognize the magnitude of the numbers involved in American health care and understand how that magnitude affects both the nation’s physical and financial health. To that end, we will be talking about five major research driven, data-based conclusions, including: 1. Health care cost numbers are really big, and represent a very large percentage of the …

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