Measuring the Total Cost of Care – The Search for Common Ground

Measuring the Total Cost of Care - The Search for Common GroundMeasuring the Total Cost of Care – The Search for Common Ground

Attempts to assess the “true” cost of healthcare in the U.S. are fraught with inconsistencies. Yet the goal is noble: to benchmark the per-capita cost of care in order to control or even reduce it, making health care affordable for all. But deciding on a standard unit of measure for healthcare costs has been a challenge.