- Medical costs continue to soar, and pharmaceutical drugs are often blamed for those increases
- Scott W. Atlas: New FDA director should help by removing unnecessary regulations and eliminate taxes
Scott W. Atlas is the David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution and the author of "Restoring Quality Health Care: A Six Point Plan for Comprehensive Reform at Lower Cost." He consults for companies on diagnostic brain imaging. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Reducing the cost of medical care, rather than health insurance, is so often underemphasized or even absent from discussions of reforming the health care system. And yet lowering costs of medical care is essential for broadening access to care, reducing insurance premiums and ultimately ensuring better health.