Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Virtual Event: New Ideas to Lower Health Care Costs

Mar 9, 2021 | Health Care

There is broad agreement on the need to address high and rising health care costs and a growing consensus on potential sources of savings. To highlight potential solutions, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted New Ideas to Lower Health Care Costs.

This virtual event is part of the Health Savers Initiative, a collaborative project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Arnold Ventures, and West Health. 

The event featured remarks from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID), and a panel of experts discussing necessary policy interventions that should be on the health care policy agenda.

Keynote Speakers:

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Senator Mike Crapo
(R-ID)

Presenters and Panelists:

Cristina Boccuti, West Health Policy Center
Michael Chernew, Harvard Medical School
Josh Gordon, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Tricia Neuman, Kaiser Family Foundation
Erica Socker, Arnold Ventures

The panel included discussion of the ideas outlined in our newly released Health Savers Initiative briefs.

Read the event recap.

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