A group of health care experts is urging the U.S. government to adopt cost-conscious changes to private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. Small, consensus-driven policy reforms could produce $1 trillion in savings over 20 years and should be pursued instead of waiting for a major deal to cut the deficit, the experts said in a Brookings Institution study. The proposals include a limit on out-of-pocket costs and the gradual elimination of fee-for-service care.

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