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Law may help increase evaluations of health care policy
9/9/2019

Less than 0.1% of US health care spending goes to evaluating whether health policy works, so there is limited evidence for making decisions about programs such as Medicare or Medicaid. A new law this year, the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, aims to improve data collection about government programs and access to it and requires agencies to develop a way to evaluate them.

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