Convening Report | December | 2017

Getting to Healthcare Value: Redirecting the Policy Debate Toward Lower Costs and Better Quality

Meeting annually in New Orleans has become a tradition for a core group of advocates dedicated to making our healthcare system work better for consumers, including addressing their top concerns about healthcare affordability and protecting them from unwarranted variation in quality of care. 

The meeting represented a coming together after a year of threats to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the related coverage concerns. Addressing these threats was all consuming for advocates and the Hub’s meeting in New Orleans represented a respite—allowing them to think proactively about the reforms that would bring addressing costs and quality back into the federal and state policy debates. 

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