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Measuring Affordability from the Patient's Perspective 

Date of Publication:
SEP 2014
Associated Project:
Measuring Affordable Care
NQF, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, brought together key stakeholders including patients and families (some who interact with the health system regularly because of serious health conditions), consumers, health plans, researchers, clinicians, and community health experts to understand the impacts healthcare costs, specifically from the patients’ and consumers’ perspectives.The goal of the white paper is to explore what healthcare affordability means from the consumer and patient perspective and to understand what information patients and consumers need to find affordable care.​