Reducing the Cost and Enhancing the Delivery of Health Care Through Innovative Practices
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"Americans have listed health care as the most important problem facing our country. This should come as no surprise. Health care is a deeply personal, complex issue that affects each and every one of us and comprises one-sixth of the American economy," said Chairman Collins. "If we want to improve the affordability and accessibility of health care, as well as the sustainability of our entitlement programs, we simply must get a handle on cost."
"There are too many Americans that go without health coverage or can't afford it simply because the cost is too high. We owe patients a system that ensures they can afford the care they need and guarantees that no matter what illness or accident they endure, they will not be denied health insurance," said Ranking Member Casey. "This is why I will continue fighting for key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, so that we can keep our promise to protect the 5.3 million Pennsylvanians, and millions more throughout the
Under Senators Collins and Casey's leadership, the Aging Committee has taken a multi-pronged approach to fighting the escalating cost of health care. The Committee has also emphasized the need for more investment in biomedical research on diseases like diabetes and Alzheimer's disease that have significant human and financial costs.