From 1993 to 1998, the Health Care Economic Council (later changed to the Council on Health Care Economics and Policy) formed and met 12 times.
The council is a private, nonpartisan forum of nationally recognized economists, including two Nobel laureates, and industry leaders who:
The council met 12 times, providing opportunities for a discussion of issues among members and guests, who included health services researchers, members of Congress and their staffs, government officials, industry leaders and the media. Among the issues addressed by the council were:
The impact of changes in the health care system on the development, adoption, and diffusion of new health care technologies.