University of Montana Rural Institute
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Public Health
The United States has the world’s most expensive healthcare system. In 2002, health spending rose to nearly 15 percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product. Healthcare policymakers charged with balancing cost containment with quality healthcare for consumers are desperate for solutions (Levit, Smith, Cowan, Sensenig, and Catlin, 2004).
health and wellness, health promotion, health care, Living Well, rural, disability
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Centers for Disease Control
Our research is supported by Cooperative Agreement R04CCR914204 from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ravesloot, Craig Ph.D. and Rural Institute, University of Montana, "Living Well and Medicaid: Better Health for Consumers -- Lower Costs for States" (2004). Health and Wellness. 39.