Healthcare Affordability: Untangling Cost Drivers

“You can’t fix what you don’t understand, but with reliable information on cost drivers we can begin to make the changes needed to make healthcare more affordable.”
Elizabeth Mitchell
Former President and CEO, NRHI

This interactive page features resources that can enable stakeholders to take action, both locally and nationally, to address healthcare affordability. Click on an icon below to get started.

What is the HealthPartners Measure?

Stakeholder Resources

Providers

Providers developing referral patterns that guide patients to high-value care

Policy Makers

State policymakers budgeting limited government resources

Employers

Employers and health plans aligning benefit design and provider payments with higher quality, lower cost of care

Health Plans

Employers and health plans aligning benefit design and provider payments with higher quality, lower cost of care

Consumers

Consumers choosing healthcare providers with an eye toward their own healthcare spending