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2010 Healthcare Trends in America

2010 Healthcare Trends in America

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HealthcareTrendsin America
A Reference Guide from BCBSA2010 Edition
 
Contents
Introduction.........................................................................................1Section1:ImprovingAccesstoHealthCoverage...........................3Section2:KeepingHealthcareAffordable.....................................17Section3:ImprovingQualityandSafety.......................................33Section4:ImprovingConsumerHealth.........................................53Section5:ChangingCareDeliveryModels....................................77Methodology.....................................................................................90GlossaryofAbbreviatedTerms......................................................91IndexofTables..................................................................................92Bibliography......................................................................................95
 
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Dear Colleague:I am pleased to share with you the
2010 Healthcare Trends in America: A Reference Guide 
from the Blue Cross and BlueShield Association, offering a comprehensive compendium andanalysis of healthcare economics and key trends inuencinghealthcare in our country.Now in its eighth year of publication, the guide organizesdata in four key categories essential to improving our nation’shealthcare system: improving access to health coverage,keeping healthcare affordable, raising the quality and safetyof care and improving consumer health. We have also devotedan entire section of the guide to changing care delivery modelsdesigned to improve our healthcare system.Through the use of national research and other well-respected,fact-based data sources, the guide is designed to make us allmore informed about healthcare and the economics of health-care through an extensive annual examination of healthcarecosts and trends.In keeping with our 80-year heritage of local and nationalhealthcare leadership, Blue Cross and Blue Shield companiesare collaborating with key stakeholders – from policy makersand leading medical organizations to consumer groups andmajor employers – to design and implement a better healthcaredelivery system for our nation.New data from Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) – the nation’slargest healthcare data warehouse with claims information onmore than 54 million members – is helping us achieve our goal.The robust new information and insights from BHI included inthe
Reference Guide 
provides far greater transparency to helpalter the way we view healthcare and help change the way careis delivered in our country.We also have included a CD-ROM in the guide with an interac-tive PDF version for access to PowerPoint slides of each chart.Yours in good health,Scott P. SerotaPresident and Chief Executive OfcerBlue Cross and Blue Shield Association

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