Opinion: Move Forward with Evidence-based Care as Foundation

June 22, 2020

Evidence-based care should be the bedrock of health care moving forward, the authors of a recent opinion piece published on The Hill suggest.

The authors, John Rother, president of the National Coalition on Health Care, Katy Spangler, Smarter Health Care Coalition co-director, and Mark Fendrick, University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design director, suggest the COVID-19 has forced the U.S. in a position where “we must reexamine how we spend health care dollars.”

“The delivery of evidence-based care should be the foundation of the new normal,” they write. “We all agree that there is more than enough money in U.S. health care; it’s time that we start spending it on services that will make us a healthier nation.”

To read the full write up on The Hill, click here.

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