Transforming a Broken System

Health-care costs today are on a path to bankrupt our nation. Fast-rising costs are straining family budgets due to long-term stagnation of real income and prevailing fears regarding job security. Frustrated by a squeeze on costs and worried care won’t be there when they need it, Americans have unprecedented levels of anger with and distrust in the health-care system.

It’s undeniable. We have a problem. The system needs to be transformed.

As a nonprofit health plan striving to offer affordable health care worthy of our family and friends, Blue Shield of California is uniquely committed to partnering with others to transform care, reduce waste, and enhance the system for patients and providers.

Read full article by Paul Markovich, President and CEO of Blue Shield of California, published in Milken Institute.