Blogger ethics panel ahoy. Blue Cross Blue Shield "sponsors" the Chicago Sun-Times's political coverage, and certain articles are listed as "sponsored."
The genesis of health care reform was to focus on three objectives: Expand access to coverage and services for more Americans; improve the overall quality and outcomes of care; and lower health care costs. Taken together, these three aims are almost counter-intuitive — how does one offer greater access to more people and deliver higher quality care, while still lowering overall cost?
In the weeks ahead, several colleagues of mine – prominent health care subject matter experts – will use this space to bring light to the ways in which the health care system is working to achieve those three objectives: Lower costs, provide greater access and improve quality. It’s about more than enrollment figures and websites.
Remember when web sites linking to things was going to bring down the Republic?