We live in a country with some of the best hospitals, doctors and medical technology in the world. But the simple truth is that Americans pay too much for health care, and don’t get enough value in return.
We need to get control of health care costs by stopping practices that jack up costs, and we need to start making smarter investments that result in higher-value care. We must implement changes that ensure the health care marketplace is fair, and empower consumers to shop around for the care they need.
To get costs under control and create greater health care value, PIRG’s network of 25 state affiliates, with members and activists in all 50 states, are running these projects and campaigns: