Where are the savings in healthcare reform?

Alok D. Sharan, MD, and Ryan M. Nunley, MD

Can potential savings offset the immense cost of reform?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama represents the first attempt at comprehensive healthcare reform since the administration of President Lyndon Johnson. Through this legislation, an estimated 32 million additional Americans will be covered by some type of health insurance, leaving only 5 percent of the population without any coverage.

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