The 2010 edition of Healthcare Trends in America: A Reference Guide from BCBSA is a comprehensive compendium and analysis of key trends in the healthcare industry from nationally recognized, fact-based and credible sources. The research within the report provides a useful blueprint to assist stakeholders and the federal government as they implement healthcare reform.
Improving Access to Coverage
Overview: Health insurance coverage trends, including employer-sponsored coverage and the uninsured.
Keeping Healthcare Affordable
Overview: Global and national healthcare spending trends, with specifics on use of funds and how growth of spending compares with relevant macroeconomic trends.
Improving Quality & Safety
Overview: Initiatives aimed at increasing quality of healthcare delivery, including the reduction of variations in care, adherence to evidence-based care and provider incentive models.
Improving Consumer Health
Overview: Factors affecting consumer healthcare decisions and engagement, as well as the impact of the growing burden of disease, preventive care and poor lifestyle choices.