Curbing fraud and errors could cut health spending by $3.6 trillion

06/14/2010 | Reuters

An analysis by Thomson Reuters showed that the U.S. government could save $3.6 trillion, or 5% of spending a year, over a decade by making "common-sense" changes to the health care system. Reducing fraud and medical errors, promoting health management through individual behavior and creating a "culture of performance improvement" were among the steps suggested.

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