Public health offers better bang for our buck than most other types of health care spending in the US—if we had more of it, what should it be spent on? Austin Frakt and Aaron E. Carroll checked in with officials, academics and funding organizations. The gist:

If House Republicans had waited for the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assessment of their proposed health care legislation, it would have been clear that the plan could leave 23 million more Americans uninsured in 10 years.   The bill would reduce federal deficits by $…